Professor Lawrence O. Gostin will offer the UNC Health and Human Rights Lecture: “Imagining Global Health with Justice”
October 3rd, 2014
Nelson Mandela Auditorium
FedEx Global Education Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
This event is free and open to the public.
Lawrence Gostin is University Professor and the Founding Linda and Timothy O’Neill Chair in Global Health Law; Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law; and Director of the WHO Collaborating Center on Public Health Law & Human Rights.
He has chaired numerous National Academy of Sciences committees; proposed a Framework Convention on Global Health endorsed by the UN Secretary General; served on the WHO Director’s Advisory Committee on Reforming the WHO; drafted a Model Public Health Law for WHO and the CDC; and directed the National Council of Civil Liberties and the National Association for Mental Health in the United Kingdom, where he wrote the British Mental Health Act and brought landmark cases before the European Court of Human Rights.