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Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy in a Post-9/11 World
Thursday, August 21, 2008 12:00 PM

EVENT:
2008 Lecture Series: “Celebrating 25th the Anniversary of the Advocates for Human Rights and the 60th Anniversary of United Nations”

 

SPONSORS:
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
The Advocates for Human Rights

 

TOPIC:
"Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy in a Post-9/11 World"

 

SPEAKERS:
Don Fraser, former U.S. Congressman and former Mayor of Minneapolis  

 

DATE AND TIME:
Thursday, August 21, 12:00-1:00 P.M.
 
LOCATION:
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.,
U.S. Bank Plaza, 200 South Sixth Street, Suite 4000, Minneapolis, MN

 

REGISTRATION:
Please R.S.V.P. online by noon on Tuesday, August 19 by clicking here.  To register by phone or e-mail contact Julia Schlack at 612-341-3302 ext. 127 or jschlack@advrights.org. Refreshments will be provided for those who RSVP.  Application will be made for one CLE credit.

 

DESCRIPTION:
Donald Fraser, former U.S. Congressman and Mayor of Minneapolis will discuss the importance of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, including his own work promoting human rights and democracy in Congress. His discussion will also focus on the need to strengthen U.S. leadership in human rights policy in a post-9/11 environment.

 

ABOUT THE LECTURE SERIES:
This speaker series will be held on the third Thursday of every other month throughout 2008. Lectures are free and open to the public (registration required). Lunch will be provided for those who pre-register. Application will be made for one Continuing Legal Education credit. For more information, please contact The Advocates for Human Rights. You may find directions to Fredrikson & Byron at: http://www.fredlaw.com/firm/offices/index.htm