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Event on September 10: Regulating Finance as if Human Rights Mattered: Is It Feasible? (August 2012)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sat, Sep 1, 2012

On September 10, 2012, 12 -2 pm, Americans for Financial Reform, Center of Concern, American University Washington College of Law and Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law cosponsor a Panel discussion at the Washington College of Law.

Does the human rights community have a legitimate contribution to make in the financial regulation debate, or is its contribution limited to the stage of impact mitigation when a crisis occurs? What are the obstacles human rights organizations face in engaging in financial regulation? What strategies can be pursued to strengthen the impact of the human rights community on financial regulatory choices in the US and abroad?

Speakers include:

Ø  Eric Tars, National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty

Ø  Rob Randhava, Leadership Conference on Human and Civil Rights

Ø  Daniel Bradlow, Professor, Washington College of Law

Ø  Aldo Caliari, Center of Concern

> John Richardson, Financial Humanity Project 

The event is held at American University Washington College of Law, 6th Floor JD Lounge, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC

General registration, no charge, but required.

Register here.

Click here to watch archived webcast of this event.

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