Speaker - Michael Posner

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Michael Posner, President of Human Rights First, has been at the forefront of the international human rights movement for nearly 30 years. As its Executive Director he helped the organization earn a reputation for leadership in the areas of refugee protection, advancing a rights-based approach to national security, challenging crimes against humanity, and combating discrimination. He is a frequent public commentator on these and other issues, and his opinion essays have appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and many other newspapers. Michael has also testified dozens of times before the U.S. Congress. In January 2006, Michael stepped down as Executive Director to become the President of Human Rights First. In this new position, he will focus more on public outreach, writing, and public advocacy, to advance the organization's core mission.

3 Programs

ASIL Opening Plenary: Michael Posner and Philip Alston

03.24.11 | 01:50:03 min | 0 comments

What Can I Do?

07.09.06 | 00:50:10 min | 0 comments

Human Rights in the Information Age

07.07.06 | 00:54:22 min | 0 comments