Speaker - Aryeh Neier

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Aryeh Neier is the President of the Open Society Institute. Prior to joining the Institute in 1993, he served for 12 years as Executive Director of Human Rights Watch.

Before that, he spent 15 years at the American Civil Liberties Union, including eight years as national Executive Director. Neier has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York University for more than a dozen years.

Neier has contributed more than 150 op-ed articles in newspapers including the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the International Herald Tribune, and articles that have appeared in newspapers in many countries.

Author of six books, he has also contributed chapters to more than 20 others. Neier, a naturalized American, was born in Nazi Germany and became a refugee at an early age. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and the recipient of six honorary doctorates, the American Bar Association's Gavel Award and the International Bar Association's Rule of Law Award.

7 Programs

The International Human Rights Movement: A History

05.08.12 | 01:28:15 min | 0 comments

Building Open Societies: Soros in Conversation

05.12.11 | 01:35:33 min | 1 comment

Albie Sachs: The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law

01.21.10 | 01:27:08 min | 1 comment

Human Rights and Their Limits

10.15.09 | 00:00:00 min | 1 comment

Madame Prosecutor: Confrontations with Criminals

03.05.09 | 01:27:55 min | 0 comments

Overcoming Extremism: Aryeh Neier Keynote Address

10.22.07 | 01:32:41 min | 0 comments