United Nations Association of the USA

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Greater Lansing Chapter

Sunday, December 6th, 4-6 p.m
Hannah Community Center, East Lansing 
Check in 3:45 p.m.

Presentations about human rights issues in countries around the world, including B'hrain, Mauritania, Azerbaijan, and Tajikistan. 

Dr. David Wiley, Professor Emeritus of Sociology and African Studies at Michigan State University and Advocacy Chair of Greater Lansing United Nations Association, will provide a brief presentation on the human rights work of the United Nations.

The event will include light refreshments and opportunities for conversation with some of the MSU Humphrey Fellows of 2015-2016.

No charge to attend! Plenty of FREE parking!

Please scroll down for schedule & more details.

Part of MSU's International Studies and Programs, the Center for Advanced Studies of International Development hosts the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program which brings accomplished mid-career professionals from developing countries to the United States for a year of study and related professional experiences. Its aim is to foster knowledge, mutual understanding and a basis for long-lasting relationships between citizens of the United States and their professional counterparts in other countries. Learn more at http://casid.isp.msu.edu/humphrey.htm.

Dr. David Wiley, Advocacy Chair for Greater Lansing United Nations Association, is Professor Emeritus of Sociology and African Studies at Michigan State University. Dr. Wiley was director of the African Studies Center at MSU (1978 to 2008) and University of Wisconsin (1972-1977) and Interim Chair of Sociology (2010-2011). He has been chair of the Committee on International Sociology of the American Sociological Association, President of the African Studies Association, Vice-Chairperson of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, and co-chair and co-founder of the Council of National Title VI Resource Centers and of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.

Program Schedule

  • 3:45 p.m. Check-in and displays
  • 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Panel members from Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Mauritania & Tajikistan will speak on human rights as they pertain to their countries, and Dr. David Wiley will discuss how we can support the rights of all globally through the United Nations.
  • 5:30 - 6:00 pm Refreshments & informal conversation with our presenters and international guests from the MSU Humphrey Fellowship Program.
Please join us for an interesting & informative event!

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