Disability Awareness Caucus with Special Guest: Francis Bichnornd Komla Asong, Executive Director of Voice of People with Disabilty Ghana (VOICE Ghana). Francis will speak about his journey to advocating for the rights of persons with disabilities in Ghana.
A Conversation with Disability Rights Advocates in Ghana and Uganda
Moderated by Judy Heumann
For Zoom login information, register here: http://bit.ly/disability_rights
A number of complex questions arise when it comes to elections and Indigenous Peoples. Disenfranchisement has taken different forms for different groups in this country. It has also had different historical roots, settler-colonial, social, political roots and legal/constitutional roots.
This discussion, part of our Human Rights Alumni Speaker series, will look into human rights implementation in international headquarters and in the field, to gain insight into how, and where, to best make a difference.
Date: 13 October, 2020 at 16:00-17:30 CEST
About this session:
In honor of the first Indigenous Peoples Day 2020 commemoration at Columbia University on 12 October 2020
You are invited to a webinar/zoom event at 7 pm on "Indigenous Peoples of the Americas and the Covid-19 Pandemic"
Join us to learn about students' summer internships and volunteer work in the field of Human Rights! ISHR students will share their experience working on human rights issues including migrant and refugee rights, post-conflict justice, COVID-19, and HIV/AIDS.