Geneva Human Rights Roundtable Discusses Disabilities ahead of Humanitarian Conference

| February 13, 2014
Human Rights roundtable

Vautravers and Nielsen moderated the human rights roundtable with more than 80 guests.

Webster University Geneva’s International Relations Department, with the Webster Humanitarian Association (WHA) and the Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies, recently held its annual roundtable with more than 80 speakers, guests and Webster students from multiple campuses.

The theme of this year’s roundtable was “Human Rights and Disabilities.” Disability rights is also the theme of this year’s Year in International Human Rights at Webster worldwide.

Every year, this roundtable discussion and welcome dinner is held on the Geneva campus prior to the annual Humanitarian Conference. More than 80 speakers, experts and students from several campuses joined in these discussions in the Commons Room.

The roundtable discussion was facilitated by Kim Nielsen, president of WHA, and Alexandre Vautravers, chair of the Humanitarian Conference.

See more photos and read more about this event at the Webster University Geneva site.

Van Krieken

Peter Van Krieken shared his experience of refugees and disabilities.

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