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International Day of Peace - UN Women’s Regional Director for the Americas and the Caribbean

 Monday, September 21, 2020
 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
 https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/93201617481
 Mary Wozniak
 mwozniak@law.northwestern.edu
 For NLaw Community


 Guest Speaker: Ms. Maria-Noel Vaeza, Regional Director for the Americas and the Caribbean, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women).  

Moderator: Professor Bridget Arimond, Director of the LL.M. Program in International Human Rights. 

Event Description: The event will focus on international law, human rights, and the unprecedented global challenges brought up by the COVID-19 pandemic. On the International Day of Peace, Director Vaeza and Professor Arimond will discuss current legal issues related to women’s human rights in Latin American and the Caribbean, as well as professional opportunities in intergovernmental organizations such as the United Nations and its agencies.

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