Advancing Human Rights: The United Nations and China

Freedom House and the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area
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Advancing Human Rights: The United Nations and China

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Freedom House
1850 M Street NW
Suite 1100
Washington, D.C. 20036

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Please join us for a candid discussion on how the United Nations can support human rights in China: What impact is the UN having on China’s human rights situation? Are the special rapporteurs, Universal Periodic Review process, and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights making a difference? How is the Chinese government responding to the work of the UN on Human Rights in China? And how can the UN address China’s human rights situation more effectively?

Welcome Remarks
Ambassador Donald T. Bliss (ret)
President, UNA-NCA

Participants
Dr. Yang Jianli
President, Initiatives for China

Dr. Xiao R. Li
Independent Scholar

Dr. Sophie Richardson
China Director, Human Rights Watch

Moderator
Dr. Mark P. Lagon
Distinguished Senior Scholar and Centennial Fellow
Edmond A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University 

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