On Tuesday April 16th, 2019 (5pm-7pm) the Institut des Amériques in Washington DC will hold a symposium entitled: “Indigenous Peoples and the Inter-American System of Human Rights: Securing Pathways to Justice?”
A panel discussion:
Through a conversation among speakers coming from Indigenous organizations and the Inter-American human rights institutions, this conference aims to identify current legal and political challenges to the implementation of Indigenous people’s rights in the Americas. In particular, we will explore advocacy strategies and diverse forms of resilience that Indigenous peoples have developed within the Inter-American System of Human Rights.
Composition of the Panel:
Ms. Juanita Cabrera Lopez (Executive Director at the International Mayan League)
Mr. Leonardo Crippa (Senior Attorney at the Indian Law Resource Center - to be confirmed)
Mr. Luis Toro (Senior Legal Officer at the OAS Department of International Law)
Mr. José Vicente Otero Chate (Indigenous activist from Cauca, Colombia and journalist - through video)
Moderated by Erick D. Langer (Professor of History at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University).
Join us : please register here!
Save the date: April 16, 2019 from 5pm to 7pm.
Location: McGhee Library - Intercultural Center (ICC 301) - Georgetown University Campus - 37th and O Streets N.W., Washington, DC 20057
FREE EVENT - Questions and disability accommodations, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org