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Reimagining Rights in the Americas Conference – Keynote by E. Tendayi Achiume & Closing Reception

March 10, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Reimagining Rights in the Americas Conference is ten days of activities arranged around a historic first for UCLA: hosting the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights’ (IAHCR) Period of Sessions.

Tendayi Achiume is the Alicia Miñana Chair in Law at UCLA School of Law and former faculty director of the Promise Institute. She recently finished her period as UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.

A human rights scholar and influential leader at the intersection of human rights and racial justice, Professor Achiume will speak on Climate Justice and Climate Reparations from a Racial Justice Perspective. She will be joined by IACHR Commissioner Margarette May Macaulay for a perspective from the Inter-American Commission.

The closing reception at 5:45pm will take place in the Luskin Courtyard South.



The Promise Institute for Human Rights
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UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, Laureate Room
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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