GPIA Prof. Sakiko Fukuda-Parr Discusses Human Rights at UN

Sakiko2GPIA Profesor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr is scheduled to be part of a panel that will present at the United Nations on this Tuesday, Feb. 4th.  According to panel organizers, “this event will reflect on the causes, costs and consequences of rising economic, social, and environmental inequalities, and consider concrete ways in which the SDGs can contribute to the dismantling of discrimination and help address inequalities – including gender inequalities and inequities in global governance.”

The panel discussion is entitled “Addressing inequalities in the SDGs: A human rights imperative for effective poverty eradication.” In addition to Fukuda-Parr, panelists include: H.E. Martti Ahtisaari, former President of Finland and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; H.E. Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Permanent Representative of Brazil to the United Nations; Ms. Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

The event is sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Finland and Brazil and organised by OHCHR in partnership with UNICEF and UN Women.

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  1. Robert D. Trisciuzzi January 31, 2014 Reply

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