Speaker - Mary Robinson

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Mary Robinson is President of Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative, in partnership with the Aspen Institute, Columbia University and the International Council for Human Rights Policy.

Robinson served as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997 to 2002 and as President of Ireland from 1990 to 1997. Before her election as President, she served as Senator, holding that office for 20 years.

Educated at Trinity College in Ireland, Robinson holds law degrees from the King's Inns in Dublin and from Harvard University. She is Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders, Vice President of the Club of Madrid, honorary President of Oxfam International, a board member of the GAVI Fund Board and Chair of the GAVI Fund Executive Committee, and a member of the Leadership Council of the UN Global Coalition on Women and AIDS.

She co-chairs the Health Worker Global Policy Advisory Council.

5 Programs

CUNY Highlight Reel

02.19.10 | 00:05:28 min | 0 comments

Climate Justice, Ethics and the Copenhagen Agenda

12.15.09 | 00:41:13 min | 1 comment

A Discussion on Political Power at CUNY

10.02.08 | 01:10:33 min | 0 comments

Global Philanthropy Forum: Women, Children and Conflict

04.10.08 | 01:11:56 min | 2 comments

HIV and the World

10.05.07 | 01:35:44 min | 0 comments