Institutional Responsibility and Community Action
New York, New York
Hosted and directed by Professor Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox
As we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, our OCHR group will convene in New York, New York to discuss themes of human rights at this incredibly crucial historical moment.
Our trip will include a tour of the United Nations headquarters and several seminars focused on the UN.
“Human Rights Instruments, UDHR Duties to Community”
Cheyney Ryan, Director, Human Rights Programs, ELAC, Oxford University and Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox, Executive Director of OCHR and Director of the Global Engagement Fellows Program, Quinnipiac University, will introduce the human rights instruments, the UN charter, and the basic intellectual history of human rights, with a focus on the 70th Anniversary of the UDHR and introduces Article 29 and conception of the community.