Wallenberg Lecture: What Do We Do About Syria?

Event

Chancellor Day Hall Maxwell Cohen Moot Court (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Join us for the 2016 Wallenberg Lecture, which will be given by Harold Hongju Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law, Yale Law School. Professor Koh is a leading expert in public and private international law, national security law, and human rights. 

Abstract

The Syrian crisis presents extraordinary challenges for international law and political will. What, realistically and legally can we do? In this Wallenberg Lecture, Professor Koh, a leading international human rights lawyer who was formerly Legal Adviser of the US State Department, Asst Secy of State for Human Rights, and Dean of Yale Law School, examines this most pressing moral and humanitarian challenge.

About this annual conference

The Wallenberg Conferences honour Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat whose actions saved the lives of thousands of Jews in Hungary during the Second World War.

 

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