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FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium

301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC United States

October 2015

Health and Human Rights Lecture

October 20, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Health and Human Rights in the Sustainable Development Goal Era Veronica Magar (DrPH, MPH, MA) currently leads the Gender, Equity and Human Rights Team at the World Health Organization, with the mandate to mainstream WHO’s priority cross-cutting themes across all policies and programs. Before joining WHO in 2013, she held the position of Executive Director of r e a c h (research and action for change), based in Delhi, India, leading community-based research and providing technical support. Since 2006, she has worked with UN agencies, NGOs, and…

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Ending Hunger by 2025

October 23, 2015 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Dr. Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute   Ending Hunger by 2025 (with Global Research Institute and UNC Food For All) Video of the event Shenggen Fan (樊胜根) has been director general of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) since 2009. Dr Fan joined IFPRI in 1995 as a research fellow, conducting extensive research on pro-poor development strategies in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. He led IFPRI’s program on public investment before becoming the director…

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April 2016

A Tale of Two Trailblazers: A Conversation with the Honorable Harvey Gantt and Eva Clayton

April 14, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Harvey Gantt is a noted civil rights pioneer, public servant, and award-winning architect. The first African-American student to be admitted to Clemson University after attending Iowa State University, Gantt graduated with honors in architecture, earned a master's at MIT, and established a practice in Charlotte with a partner. Gantt entered local politics, where he was elected to the city council, serving from 1974 to 1983. He was elected to two terms as the first black Mayor of Charlotte from 1983 to…

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October 2016

2016 Health and Human Rights Lecture

October 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Health, Human Rights, and Public Goods with Dr. Gopal Sreenivasan Health care (e.g., surgery) and public health (e.g., vaccinations) contribute to an individual’s health in very different ways. This lecture investigates the significance of this difference for a human right to health. Dr. Gopal Sreenivasan is Crown University Professor in Ethics at Duke University. His primary research interests are in moral and political philosophy, with particular interests in moral psychology and bioethics. He is a leading scholar in the area of health justice, focusing on the right to health.  …

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September 2017

Health and Human Rights Lecture 2017

September 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Carolina Forum

September 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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