Human Rights Month

April is Human Rights Month at Central Michigan University

Human Rights Month


Did you know? Seven years after presiding over the UN Committee that produced the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Eleanor Roosevelt, former first lady, visited Central Michigan University where she gave a speech entitled “Is the United States Facing Up to World Leadership? to a packed auditorium. Click here to watch s short video on Eleanor Roosevelt’s 1955 visit to CMU.

APRIL IS HUMAN RIGHTS MONTH AT CMU

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1) “A Conversation with Christine Ahn”
Wed. April 6, Park Library Auditorium, 7pm

2) “Women’s Leadership in the Korean Peace Process
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Abel Lecture on Dictatorship, Democracy and Genocide)
Thurs. April 7, Park Library Auditorium, 7pm
Learn more about Chirstine’s visit here.

3) April 13, 2016
Human Rights Expo
5:00-6:00pm/Park Library Corridor
Learn about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights from various RSOs at CMU at an information-fair type setting in the corridor of the Park Library. Co-sponsored with The International Criminal Court Student Network.

4) April 21, 2016
Film Screening: He Named Me Malala
6:30-9:00pm/Anspach 314
In 2012, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban for her outspoken advocacy of girls’ education. Miraculously, she survived. In 2015, she became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Learn more about her at our free film screening. Co-sponsored with The International Criminal Court Student Network.


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“The Declaration will help forward very largely the education of the peoples of the world.”

- Eleanor Roosevelt,“The Promise of Human Rights”, 1948




Did you know? Seven years after presiding over the UN Committee that produced the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Eleanor Roosevelt, former first lady, visited Central Michigan University where she gave a speech entitled “Is the United States Facing Up to World Leadership? to a packed auditorium. Click here to watch s short video on Eleanor Roosevelt’s 1955 visit to CMU.