Subject: EVENT: SID Annual Conference
From: Jyothi Kanics (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Mar 05 1999 - 13:50:38 EST
>From: Sid Staff <email@example.com>
>Organization: Society for International Development
>Subject: SID Annual Conference
>Greetings from the Washington Chapter of the Society for International
>The Society for International Development's Annual Conference on the
>theme of "Human Rights and Human Development" will be a ground breaking
>and unique opportunity between the human rights and development
>community to come together to discuss opportunities for new roles and
>The link between human rights and human development is a topic in which
>the honorable Mary Robinson, UNHCR High Commissioner for Human Rights,
>was quoted as saying, "is one of the major challenges we are facing
>We hope you and your colleagues will agree with the timeliness of this
>conference and join us as we attempt to forge a new partnership.
>A full list of the conference's themes, speakers and registration
>information is listed below.
>Thank you very much. Please also circulate this email to those you know
>who may be interested.
>Society for International Development
>1999 Society for International Development (SID)-Washington Chapter
>Annual Conference: "Human Rights and Human Development:Challenges in
>Forging a New Partnership"
>Friday, March 12, 1999, 8:15AM-5:00PM, The George Washington University,
>The Marvin Center
>8:15 - 9:00 AM Registration
>9:00-10:15 AM Opening Plenary "Human Rights and Human Development:
>Opportunities and Tensions"
>Welcome Address: Robert C. Chase, SID-Washington Chapter and World
>Moderator: Sarah Burns, SID-Washington Chapter and UNDP-Washington
>Key Note: Congressman Tony Hall (D-Ohio)
>Respondent: Claudio Grossman, Washington College of Law, American
>10:30-12:00 PM Morning Panel "Protecting and Promoting Human Rights: A
>View from the Country Level"
>Panelists: Larry Garber, USAID; Sarangua Davaadorj, International Law
>Institute; Carlos Rosales, Inter-American Dialogue
>Moderator: Roy D. Morey, UNDP-Washington Office
>12:00 - 2:00 PM Luncheon "Human Rights and Human Development: New Roles
>and Alliances in the Global Arena"
>Panelists: Peter Takirambudde, Africa Division, Human Rights Watch;
>Alfredo Sfeir-Younis, World Bank; Brad Figel, NIKE, Inc.
>Moderator: Joe Eldridge, American University
>2:15-3:45 PM Afternoon Breakout Sessions: Focus on Development-Related
>1) Women's Rights as Human Rights
>Panelists: Regan Ralph, Women's Rights Division, Human Rights Watch;
>Jodi Jacobson, Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE); Margaret
>Huang, Asia Foundation
>Moderator: Cheryl Morden, International Center for Research on Women
>2) Freedom from Poverty: A Right or a Goal?
>Panelists: Ibrahim Wani, International Human Rights Law Group; Grahame
>Russell,Guatemala Partners; Leslie Gerson, Bureau of Democracy, Human
>Rights and Labor, United States Department of State
>Moderator: Jim Moody, InterAction
>3)Labor Rights in the New Global Economy: The Role for Development
>Panelists: Bill Goold and Lisa McGowan, Solidarity Center, AFL-CIO;
>Terry Collingsworth, International Labor Rights Fund; Linda Golodner,
>National Consumer's Leagues
>Moderator: Mary Covington, International Labor Organization -
>Washington Branch Office
>4:00-5:00 PM Closing Plenary "Integrating Human Rights Concerns into
>Moderator: Pam Pelletreau, Center for Global Peace, American University
>Closing Speaker: John Cavanagh, Institute for Policy Studies
>U.S. Congressman Tony P. Hall (D- Ohio)
>Congressman Tony Hall is chairman of the House Democratic Caucus Task
>Force on Hunger and a founder of the Congressional Friends of Human
>Rights Monitors. Congressman Hall has worked actively to improve human
>rights conditions around the world, especially in the Philippines, East
>Timor, Paraguay, South Korea, Romania, and the former Soviet Union.
>REGISTER TODAY; SPACE IS LIMITED!
>Please contact the Chapter Office at (202) 884-8590 for additional
>Please print out the registration form below and mail it accompanied by
>check payable to:
>The Society for International Development
>1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 720, Washington, DC 20009-5728
>Registration Form (One Person per Form Please)
>Please circle the appropriate member category and indicate the program
>you plan to attend by circling the appropriate program directly below
>Conference Only ($45)
>Luncheon Only ($40)
>Conference and Luncheon ($65)
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>Luncheon Only ($45)
>Conference and Luncheon ($80)
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