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An Evening with the U.N. High Commissioner of Human Rights

Tuesday, February 13, 2024 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

United Nations

Join the High Commissioner and the Human Rights Center in the official launch of The Berkeley Protocol on Digital Open Source Investigations, the world’s first international guidelines on how to use social media and other online content when investigating war crimes and human rights violations.

Featuring: an exclusive look at how the Protocol has been used in an ongoing investigation of the intentional blinding of Iranian protesters for the U.N. by UC Berkeley students and HRC staff.

RSVP HERE. Arrive at least 15 minutes early to assure a seat. 

Featured Speakers:

  • Volker Türk, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Alexa Koenig, Co-Faculty Director and Investigations Director of the Human Rights Center
  • Eric Stover, Co-Faculty Director of the Human Rights Center
  • Albert Samaha (Moderator), Investigative Journalist at the Washington Post

Co-sponsors: UC Berkeley School of Law, UC Berkeley School of Information, the Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law, the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society and the Banatao Institute, the Center for Law, Energy & the Environment, the Center for Responsible Business at Haas, and the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism


Tuesday, February 13, 2024
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
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Booth Auditorium, 175 Law Building
UC Berkeley School of Law
2745 Bancroft Ave, CA 94720 United States


Human Rights Center

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