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October 14 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Leah Zamore ’14, "The Refugee Convention at 70: The Past and Future of the International Refugee Regime"

  • Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 12:15PM - 1:45PM
  • Online
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

Leah Zamore directs the Humanitarian Crises program at NYU's Center on International Cooperation (CIC). She also co-directs an Experts Group on Global Refugee Policy and is the co-author, with Alex Aleinikoff, of The Arc of Protection: Reforming the International Refugee Regime (Stanford University Press 2019). Prior to her current position, Ms. Zamore taught international human rights law as a visiting professor at Fundação Getúlio Vargas law school in Sao Paulo, Brazil; served as a special advisor to the federal Government in Brasilia on refugee and humanitarian issues; and, before that, worked as a policy adviser to the Deputy High Commissioner of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Geneva, Switzerland. In previous years, her human rights and humanitarian work has taken her to Ethiopia, northern Uganda, South Africa, France, Kosovo, and India. Ms. Zamore has a Juris Doctorate from Yale Law School, a Master’s degree from Oxford University, and a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University.

All members of the YLS community will automatically receive the reading and Zoom link on the Monday before each workshop.  Other members of the Yale community can email barbara.mianzo@yale.edu to request the background reading and link.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights