In the last decade, many institutions, mostly international, started to develop a methodology called Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) in the field of development projects and fight against poverty strategies. Due to the influence of the social sciences, HRIA brings to another level the theory of human rights, namely theories of discrimination. Is HRIA more than a tool? Does it provide added value to development? What impact does HRIA have on the politics of human rights, now under the influence of the measurement paradigm?
Public guest lecture by Professor Bowie, Corpus Christi College
Dr. Richard Ivry, University of California at Berkeley
Dr. Peter Gollwitzer, New York University
Dr. Bruce Wampold, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Prof. Pasquale Pistone, University of Salerno and Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. Co-hosted by the H. Heward Stikeman Chair in Taxation & the Quebec Research Centre of Private and Comparative Law. A light lunch will be served.
Registration fee: $725 physicians; $550 allied health professionals, nurses, residents and fellows. Continuing education credits available. Presented by the Dept of Medicine, Div. of Infectious Diseases, at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, this course reviews clinically relevant topics in infectious diseases that are chosen because they are of interest to the practicing clinician or because there have been significant recent advances in diagnosis or treatment.
Conference presented by the Indian Council of Medical Research.
The event will bring together North America's foremost researchers, health care providers, exhibitors, journalists and non-governmental representatives to share current knowledge on a full spectrum of issues in infectious diseases and medical microbiology.
The conference will address current trends in and implications of the demographics and epidemiology of tuberculosis in the Prairie provinces, in Canada and around the world.