Seminar: From Self-Determination to Human Rights: Stages in the Origin of Universal Human Rights
From the The Wilsonian moment 1918-1919 to the Rooseveltian moment 1941-1948 including the drafting and adoption of the UDHR.
Panel led by Miloon Kothari and Asbjørn Eide.
Miloon Kothari, (photo: OHCHR)
Miloon Kothari served from 2000 to 2008 as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing with the Human Rights Council. Since 2015, he is President of UPR Info. He was convenor of the Working Group on Human Rights in India and the UN (WGHR) from 2009 to 2014, an Indian human rights coalition that notably focuses on the Universal Periodic Review.
Asbjørn Eide is a founder and first Director of the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights with s a long-standing background as member of human rights bodies in the United Nations and the Council of Europe.