UN Week 2022 - Rights at Risk

Join us for a series of special events during Oxy's UN Week 2022 (April 4 - 7)! 


Apr4
Apr7
April 4, 5:00 pm - April 7, 6:00 pm
2022-04-04 17:00:00 2022-04-07 18:00:00 UN Week 2022 - Rights at Risk

This year’s theme, United Nations 2022 Rights at Risk, reflects our stark global realities in which we see human rights in jeopardy on a daily basis. Joined by a number of engaging speakers this year, we unpack how UN processes attempt to tackle our global realities from Ukraine to anti-human rights organizing, while also uplifting the work of the Fall 2021 Kahane UN Cohort!

 
UN WEEK 2022 Schedule 
 
Monday April 4  
 
Pre-Keynote Reception - 5:15 pm - Choi
Please join us for a Pre-Keynote reception at 5:15pm in Choi with food, drinks, and information about other UN Week events
 
Everything You Wanted to Know about the United Nations in the Midst of Global Crises - 6:00 pm - Choi Auditorium 
Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General António Guterres, on Everything You Wanted to Know About the United Nations in the Midst of Global Crises.
 
 
Wednesday April 6th
 
Oxy at the UN Learning, Relearning, Unlearning! - 5:30 pm - Global Forum
Moderated by Directors Cynthia Rothschild and Jacques Fomerand. The event will feature participants of the Fall 2021 Kahane UN Program, who will share their experiences working with UN missions, UN agencies, and NGOs including on issues relating to social justice and current events.
Thursday April 7th
 
Ukraine Crisis: Wither the UN? - 12:00 pm - Global Forum
An informal conversation with Jacques Fomerand, the Assistant Director of the Kahane UN Program. This talk will explore the legal and political parameters shaping what can concretely and reasonably be expected from the UN when “elephants” fight.

Too hot to handle? The UN, Human Rights and Movement Politics -

5:00 pm - Global Forum 
Join us for a conversation that will explore some of the topics that meet with resistance by governments within the UN system and at national levels. This resistance is also shaped by contexts of global extremist anti-UN, anti-gender and anti-human rights organizing. So – how do activists keep their “eyes on the prize” amidst the swirling political chaos? 



America/Los_Angeles public
Price:
Free
Event Date: Monday, April 4, 2022 - Thursday, April 7, 2022

This year’s theme, United Nations 2022 Rights at Risk, reflects our stark global realities in which we see human rights in jeopardy on a daily basis. Joined by a number of engaging speakers this year, we unpack how UN processes attempt to tackle our global realities from Ukraine to anti-human rights organizing, while also uplifting the work of the Fall 2021 Kahane UN Cohort!

 
UN WEEK 2022 Schedule 
 
Monday April 4  
 
Pre-Keynote Reception - 5:15 pm - Choi
Please join us for a Pre-Keynote reception at 5:15pm in Choi with food, drinks, and information about other UN Week events
 
Everything You Wanted to Know about the United Nations in the Midst of Global Crises - 6:00 pm - Choi Auditorium 
Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General António Guterres, on Everything You Wanted to Know About the United Nations in the Midst of Global Crises.
 
 
Wednesday April 6th
 
Oxy at the UN Learning, Relearning, Unlearning! - 5:30 pm - Global Forum
Moderated by Directors Cynthia Rothschild and Jacques Fomerand. The event will feature participants of the Fall 2021 Kahane UN Program, who will share their experiences working with UN missions, UN agencies, and NGOs including on issues relating to social justice and current events.
Thursday April 7th
 
Ukraine Crisis: Wither the UN? - 12:00 pm - Global Forum
An informal conversation with Jacques Fomerand, the Assistant Director of the Kahane UN Program. This talk will explore the legal and political parameters shaping what can concretely and reasonably be expected from the UN when “elephants” fight.

Too hot to handle? The UN, Human Rights and Movement Politics -

5:00 pm - Global Forum 
Join us for a conversation that will explore some of the topics that meet with resistance by governments within the UN system and at national levels. This resistance is also shaped by contexts of global extremist anti-UN, anti-gender and anti-human rights organizing. So – how do activists keep their “eyes on the prize” amidst the swirling political chaos? 



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