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Leo Nevas Human Rights Task Force Chair Publishes Book on UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

January 23, 2014
In December 2013, Leo Nevas Human Rights Task Force Chair Felice Gaer and coeditor, Christen Broecker, presided over a launch event for the groundbreaking volume The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Conscience for the World.

The publication come as the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) celebrates its 20th Anniversary followings its establishment the 1993. Taking place in the heart of the UN, the launch event featured UN Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonović; former U.S. State’s Department top lawyer, Harold Koh; and UN Foundation Vice President, Susan Myers. The book features analysis on the six High Commissioners for Human Rights as well as addresses a wide range of country-specific human rights challenges including, North Korea, Sudan, and Burma, among other pertinent topics.

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