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Human Rights debate with The Elders and young leaders at SOAS University of London


MagkaSama Team - October 30, 2018
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Yesterday, members of The Elders, former UN representatives and the next generation of leaders from the British Council’s Future Leaders Connect programme organized an evening of debate and discussion on human rights. We sent the link to watch the broadcast of the online event in our last Newsletter.

https://twitter.com/MagkaSama/status/1056965137054289922

2018 marks 70 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was agreed by the United Nations. On this occasion, The Elders brought together global and future leaders to debate the future of human rights, ethical leadership and the role of young people in standing up for human rights.

Speakers included:

– Mary Robinson, member of The Elders, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
– Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
– Louise Arbour, UN Special Representative for International Migration, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
– Graça Machel, co-founder of The Elders, President of SOAS
– Gro Harlem Brundtland, Acting Chair of The Elders, former Prime Minister of Norway

Powerful speeches were made during this event hosted by SOAS University of London. Young leaders from around the world are supporting human rights and their commitment is impressive!

You can watch the video on SOAS Facebook page.



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