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Lecture: "Human Rights and the Politics of Migration: A Latin American Perspective"

Wed, January 29, 2014 • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM • Sheffield Room, TNH 2.111, School of Law

Pablo Ceriani, National University of Lanús, Argentina

Pablo Ceriani, recent appointee to the UN Committee on the Rights of Migrant Workers, is Professor of Law and Coordinator of the Migration & Human Rights Program at the National University of Lanús, Argentina. Professor Ceriani’s research focuses on human rights, migration, and refugee law. He has worked on these issues in various contexts around the world, including Africa, Asia, North and South America, and Europe. Ceriani has published numerous journal articles and books on migration and human rights, and has edited and co-published many others. Most recently, he edited a report titled The Rights of Child and Adolescent Migrants at the Mexico-Guatemala Border (Ed. Fontarama, Mexico City, originally published in Spanish). He has served as a visiting professor in Belgium, Mexico, Spain, and the U.S., and has presented at numerous conferences, workshops, and seminars around the world. In addition to his academic work, Ceriani was recently appointed to the UN's Committee on the Rights of Migrant Workers. He has worked as a lawyer and clinical coordinator at Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS), and is currently an associate with Global Migration Policy Associates. He has served as a consultant for UNICEF and UNFPA on the rights of child, adolescent, and female migrants, has consulted for the ILO and the International Organization for Migration (IOM). He earned his Master's degree and law degree from the University of Buenos Aires, and is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Valencia.

For more information, contact William Chandler.

Sponsored by: School of Law


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