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

Jeannette Graulau, Lehman College, CUNY

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.