Event Date: October 21, 2008 - 5:00 pm
Location: Social Sciences Building, 120 University Private,, room 4004
A lecture by Sima Samar, Chairperson of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), Kabul.
Organized by the School of International Development and Global Studies, in association with CIPS, the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, and Rights and Democracy .
Registration is not required. This event will be in English.
Before she became the Chairperson of the AIHRC, Dr. Samar served as Afghanistan’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Women’s Affairs.She has received numerous international awards for her work on human and women’s rights, and was listed as one of the “world’s 100 most powerful women” by Forbes Magazine in 2007. For more information, please contact [email protected].
This event is part of CIPS programming on Afghanistan.