Human Rights around the Globe: A Conversation with Kenneth Roth


Human Rights around the Globe: A Conversation with Kenneth Roth  

 Monday, February 13

                                   via Zoom |11 am to 12 pm Pacific Time                                          

  • The Global Policy Institute is excited to host a conversation on the global state of human rights with one of the world’s most prominent human rights activists, Kenneth Roth. 


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  • Kenneth Roth 

    Kenneth Roth served for nearly three decades as the executive director of Human Rights Watch (1993-2022), one of the world’s leading international human rights organizations, which operates in about 100 countries. Before that, Roth served as a federal prosecutor in New York and for the Iran-Contra investigation in Washington.

    A graduate of Yale Law School and Brown University, Roth has conducted numerous human rights investigations and missions around the world, meeting with dozens of heads of state and countless ministers. He has written extensively on a wide range of human rights abuses, devoting special attention to issues of international justice, the conduct of war, the foreign policies of the major powers, the work of the United Nations, and the global contest between autocracy and democracy.