Eye on Sudan: Challenges After Referendum

NEW YORK (February 11, 2011) – The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) is co-sponsoring a panel discussion on the recent referendum in Sudan with the Lech Walesa Institute and NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. “Eye on Sudan: Challenges After Referendum” will feature a panel including:

  • Laura Heaton, writer-editor for the Enough Project
  • Piotr Gulczynski, president of the Lech Walesa Institute
  • Jimmy Mulla, president of Voices For Sudan

David L. Phillips, director of the Darfur Initiative at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights, will moderate.

Wednesday, February 16, from 12:30-1:45 pm at the Puck Building on NYU’s campus.

If you would like to attend “Eye on Sudan: Challenges After Referendum,” please RSVP here.

The panel will cover the implications of the referendum on human rights and development and humanitarian aid, as well as immediate challenges that the country will face in a region where recent protests in Egypt and Tunisia have changed the political atmosphere. There will be an open question and answer session following the panel discussion. The event will also feature an exhibition of exclusive photographs and reporting from the Lech Walesa Institute’s electoral observers in southern Sudan.

Contact: S.E. Parker, Human Rights Foundation, (212) 246.8486, [email protected]

Mar 11