Georgia Tech

The European Union's Role in Human Rights: Problems and Prospects

Event Details

Date/Time:

  • Friday, November 16, 2012 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Neely Room, Library

For More Information Contact

Vicki Birchfield
Associate Professor 
Co-Director, Center for European and Transatlantic Studies 
Sam Nunn School of International Affairs 
Georgia Institute of Technology 
781 Marietta Street, NW 
Atlanta, GA 30318 

Please join the Georgia Tech Office of International Education and the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs Center for European and Transatlantic Studies (CETS) for a guest lecture on "The European Union's Role in Human Rights: Problems and Prospects" with Geoffrey Harris, deputy head European Parliament Liaison Office with the U.S. Congress.

Geoffrey Harris is the head of the Human Rights Unit within the Secretariat General of the European Parliament (Directorate General for external policies DGEXPO). This unit provides the back-up for the sub-committee, a parliamentary body working in the framework of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament. The unit provides back-up for all initiatives and aspects of the work of the institution concerning human rights.

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