ADC to Speak at United Nations

Washington, DC | March 25, 2008 | | The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) will be represented by National Board Member Asli Bali, Esq. at the United Nations on March 26.
Bali will be speaking on a panel entitled, “What Would Martin Say? Human Rights and the Global Struggle Against Racism Forty Year After the Death of Martin Luther King Jr.” at the United Nations‘ ‘The New Human Rights Dialogue Series.‘ This panel discussion will take place from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Wednesday, March 26 in Conference Room 1 at the United Nations in New York City.
Also speaking on the panel will be: Reginald Shuford, American Civil Liberties Union; Vincent Warren, Center for Constitutional Rights; Yael Berda, Human rights lawyer in Israel; Patricia Williams, Columbia University, School of Law; and H.E. Raymond Wolfe, Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the UN. The discussion will be moderated by Craig Mokhiber, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
The panel is sponsored by: The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Department of Public Information, the NGO Committee on Human Rights, and the Permanent Mission of Jamaica. It is a collaborative initiative of states, NGOs and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the New Human Rights Dialogue Series is a 12-part, monthly series of discussions at United Nations Headquarters, leading up to the celebration on 10 December 2008 of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The series is intended to provide a constructive, open forum to examine & debate new issues, new actors, new approaches, new challenges and new opportunities impacting on the realization of our human rights.
For more information, contact the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights at 212-963-5931

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