Human Rights and Global Counter-Terrorism Regulation

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Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin
December 6, 2022
12:00PM - 1:30PM
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Virtual

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Add to Calendar 2022-12-06 12:00:00 2022-12-06 13:30:00 Human Rights and Global Counter-Terrorism Regulation On December 6, join The Ohio State University’s Mershon Center for International Security Studies for a virtual conversation with Special Rapporteur Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin about the role of human rights protection in the context of global counter-terrorism regulation. Established by mandate in 2005 by the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, the office of the Special Rapporteur is tasked with promoting and ensuring the protection of human rights in responses to the shifting counter-terrorism landscape. The Special Rapporteur’s report to the U.N. General Assembly from September 2022, based on research conducted in Uzbekistan, Iraq, Mali, among others, found that counter-terrorism practices have undermined legal frameworks and the ability to engage in local peacebuilding efforts to mediate conflicts. Details and registration Speakers: Dorothy Noyes - Director, Mershon Center for International Security Studies Lise Grande - President, United States Institute of Peace Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin - Special Rapporteur on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights, United Nations Duncan Morrow - Director, Community Engagement, Ulster University Teri Murphy - Associate Director, Mershon Center for International Security Studies This program is co-sponsored by the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Corrymeela Community, Northern Ireland Executive, Ulster University, and the United States Institute of Peace. Virtual College of Arts and Sciences asccomm@osu.edu America/New_York public
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On December 6, join The Ohio State University’s Mershon Center for International Security Studies for a virtual conversation with Special Rapporteur Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin about the role of human rights protection in the context of global counter-terrorism regulation.

Established by mandate in 2005 by the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, the office of the Special Rapporteur is tasked with promoting and ensuring the protection of human rights in responses to the shifting counter-terrorism landscape. The Special Rapporteur’s report to the U.N. General Assembly from September 2022, based on research conducted in Uzbekistan, Iraq, Mali, among others, found that counter-terrorism practices have undermined legal frameworks and the ability to engage in local peacebuilding efforts to mediate conflicts.

Details and registration

Speakers:

  • Dorothy Noyes - Director, Mershon Center for International Security Studies
  • Lise Grande - President, United States Institute of Peace
  • Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin - Special Rapporteur on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights, United Nations
  • Duncan Morrow - Director, Community Engagement, Ulster University
  • Teri Murphy - Associate Director, Mershon Center for International Security Studies

This program is co-sponsored by the Mershon Center for International Security StudiesCorrymeela CommunityNorthern Ireland ExecutiveUlster University, and the United States Institute of Peace.

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