Human Rights Summit
The 2015 Human Rights Summit will take place on December 9, 2015 at the Newseum, in Washington D.C.
The summit seeks to build consensus for action on a range of issues, from protecting the rights of LGBT people everywhere, to aligning U.S. counterterrorism policy with respect for human rights, to securing U.S. support for human rights defenders fighting for freedom around the globe.
- What is President Obama's legacy on human rights and what challenges will the next president face?
- Can the United States advance human rights while countering violent extremism?
- What is the role of U.S. leadership in the worldwide refugee crisis?
- How can the United States fight the rise of authoritarianism in Europe?
- And much more. Join us!
Support the Summit
Add your voice to the chorus calling for continued U.S. leadership and support for human rights defenders around the globe by supporting the 2015 Human Rights Summit and become part of a Washington, DC, tradition!
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