Dec. 9, 2014
For Immediate Release
WATERLOO – Human Rights Day is celebrated around the world on Dec. 10 to commemorate the anniversary of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the first global declaration outlining the inherent rights of all human beings. Human Rights Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1950.
The following Laurier experts have conducted research in different areas relating to human rights:
Rhoda Howard-Hassmann, professor, Political Science/Balsillie School of International Affairs; Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights.
Jenna Hennebry, associate professor, Communication Studies/Balsillie School of International Affairs; director: International Migration Research Centre.
Andrew Robinson, associate professor, Human Rights and Human Diversity and Law and Society.
Terry Mitchell, associate professor, Psychology.
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Kevin Crowley, Director
Communications & Public Affairs
Wilfrid Laurier University
T: 519.884.0710 x3070
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