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.
17th Annual International Human Rights Conference
Food Security and Human Rights
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269
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