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  • emClimate Justiceem
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    Climate Justice

    Former president of Ireland Mary Robinson highlighted stories of those fighting climate change at a grass roots level. Later in the event, Voice of Women co-founder Thilmeeza Hussain joined…

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  • United Nations Security Council Meeting
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    United Nations Security Council Meeting

    The United Nations Security Council held a meeting on the ongoing conflict in the African Great Lakes Region, as well as development efforts and humanitarian assistance in the region.…

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  • emEverybody Matters My Life Giving Voiceem
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    Everybody Matters: My Life Giving Voice

    Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, spoke about her memoir, Everybody Matters: My Life Giving Voice, at the Cooper Union in New…

    319 views
  • Women Leaders on Foreign Assistance and Development
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    Women Leaders on Foreign Assistance and Development

    Current and former presidents spoke about their experiences as women leaders. Among the topics they addressed were leadership challenges in developing nations, foreign aid and assistance…

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  • Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony
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    Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony

    President and Mrs. Obama participated in a ceremony for the 2009 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. President Obama praised the recipients and presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom…

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  • Women and International Policy
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    Women and International Policy

    Mary Robinson, the first female president of Ireland and formerly the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights talked about the future of women in international policy, her…

    58 views
  • International Leaders Forum Afternoon
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    International Leaders Forum, Afternoon

    World leaders offered international perspectives on the U.S. political system and democracy. Topics included developing countries, women’s rights, and the United Nations' human rights…

    56 views
  • Human Rights and Corporate Accountability
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    Human Rights and Corporate Accountability

    Ms. Robinson talked about corporate accountability and human rights concerns in the global marketplace. Among the topics she addressed were developing cooperative efforts between business…

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  • Human Rights and Economic Development
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    Human Rights and Economic Development

    Ms. Robinson spoke to business leaders about human rights and the importance of economic development in ensuring human rights. Among the issues she addressed were United Nations activities…

    61 views
  • State of Human Rights Worldwide
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    State of Human Rights Worldwide

    Ms. Robinson talked about the state of human rights worldwide discussing the need to take a leadership role, and bringing a uniform standard to improve the world’s justice system of human…

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  • Peace Global Security and Human Rights
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    Peace, Global Security and Human Rights

    Former President Arias delivered the keynote address for the institute. After their prepared remarks, other speakers answered questions from the audience.

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  • Human Rights and Conflict Prevention
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    Human Rights and Conflict Prevention

    Ms. Robinson talked about the challenges facing the international community in the next century emphasizing the area of human rights. She said that in order to build a worldwide culture of…

    43 views
  • Human Rights and Developing Nations
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    Human Rights and Developing Nations

    Former President Jimmy Carter and other participants discussed ways to enforce the United Nations' Declaration on Human Rights. The Declaration is in its fiftieth year. They focused on…

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  • Humanitarian Efforts Worldwide
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    Humanitarian Efforts Worldwide

    In the 23rd Churchill lecture, President Robinson spoke about humanitarian efforts around the world. She focused on the roles of prevention, response and rehabilitation in dealing with…

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  • Modern Ireland
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    Modern Ireland

    President Robinson talked about the past and future accomplishments and of and challenges facing Ireland. She emphasized the Irish commitment to peace in Northern Ireland and to peaceful…

    61 views
  • State Dinner Toasts
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    State Dinner Toasts

    Presidents Clinton and Robinson saluted the Irish and American peoples and their desire for peace in Northern Ireland and around the world. They also reminisced about President Clinton’s…

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  • USIreland Relations
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    U.S.-Ireland Relations

    Presidents Clinton and Robinson expressed their mutual respect for each other and their respective nations. They also emphasized the need for closer U.S.-Ireland cooperation on a variety of…

    58 views
  • Development Conference
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    Development Conference

    President Robinson spoke about her experiences while travelling in Africa to see how developing countries are using foreign aid.

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  • Irish State of the Nation Address
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    Irish State of the Nation Address

    President Robinson spoke to a joint session of the Irish Congress. She paid tribute to the many Irish people who live in other countries and the 150th anniversary of the great Irish famine.

    38 views
  • Irish Presidential Speech
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    Irish Presidential Speech

    Irish President Mary Robinson spoke before a joint session of the Irish parliament. She spoke about Ireland’s role in Europe. T

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