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Sustainable Development: What’s Rights Got to Do with It?

May 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

How can international human rights accords help to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Which innovative instruments offer the most promise? What can be learned from recent implementation challenges and successes?

These questions and many more will be answered in this evening lecture and panel discussion. Beginning with a video address from Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International, it will be followed by an international experts’ dialogue including:

  • Maya Prabhu, Yale University (chair)
  • Sumudu Atapattu, University of Wisconsin
  • Will David, Executive Director, Indigenous Rights Centre
  • Steven B. Young School of Environment, Enterprise & Development (SEED), University of Waterloo
  • Ashfaq Khalfan, Law & Policy Director, Amnesty International

Register here for the “Legal Solutions for Sustainability: Roundtable on Innovative International Instruments for the Sustainable Development Goals” workshop.  



May 31, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm


In Person
Balsillie School of International Affairs, 67 Erb Street West
Waterloo, ON N2L 6C2 Canada
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(226) 772-3001
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