In May 2001, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) awarded the University of Connecticut the first UNESCO Chair in Human Rights in the United States of America. The Chair joined a network of 52 UNESCO Chairs around the world, which was founded in 1992 to promote human rights through education and research and to encourage collaboration among institutions of higher learning.
16th Annual International Human Rights Conference
The Right to Water
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Student Union Theater
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269
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