Asia Law Weekly: Philip Alston


Philip Alston

Monday, April 10, 2017
12:15-2:00 pm
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 208
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012
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Philip Alston is John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law at NYU Law School.  He is currently UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. In 2014, he was a member of the Security Council established commission of inquiry on the Central African Republic. He previously served as Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions (2004-10) as well as Chairperson of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1991-98).  During the drafting of the Convention on the Rights of the Child he was UNICEF’s Legal Adviser.