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Transnational Networks and Human Rights in the Americas

March 1, 2006 - 5:00 pm

NAFTA’s Labor Side Agreement and Cross-Border Solidarity
Lance Compa, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University

International Indigenous Networks in the UN
Maivân Clech Lâm, Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies

Discussant:
Jeannette Graulau, Lehman College, CUNY

Moderator:
George Andreopoulos, The Graduate Center and John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

This panel discussion will examine the rise and impact of transnational networks, involving a growing array of civil society actors and government officials, who exchange information and coordinate activities across national borders in an attempt to address a series of human rights-related issues.