Interested in studying peace? Curious about the status of international human rights? Join the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies for two days of events focused on this year’s United Nations International Day of Peace theme, “The Right to Peace: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70.”
Thursday, September 20
Thania Paffenholz, Director of the Inclusive Peace and Transition Initiative at the Graduate Institute Geneva
12: 30 p.m., Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium
Film Screening: “In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America”, A documentary film following the story of John Hume, who helped build the framework for peace in Northern Ireland by cultivating relationships with the White House and U.S. Congress. Film director Maurice Fitzpatrick will attend the screening.
7:00 p.m., Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium
Friday, September 21: International Day of Peace
The Status of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70: A Panel Discussion,
Featuring Diane Desierto, Maurice Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Mason McAward, Thania Paffenholz and Ernesto Verdeja. Moderated by Erin Corcoran.
11:00 p.m., Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium
Lunch and Conversation, continue the conversation begun during the panel discussion while enjoying a complimentary lunch provided by the Kroc Institute.
12:30 p.m., Hesburgh Center for International Studies Great Hall
Co-sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies.
Originally published at kroc.nd.edu.