The Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) is at the center of the School of Law’s human rights efforts and works closely with scholars, institutions and advocates nationally and internationally to address issues of human rights and economic development. Reflecting our faculty's interests, PHRGE is particulary engaged with the international movement to promote economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights.
- On May 31st, PHRGE will welcome Peter Sabonis '82, Co-Director of the Human Right to Work with Dignity Program of the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative. Mr. Sabonis will deliver a short talk entitled "Promoting Economic Human Rights: The Attorney's Role" followed by a group discussion and networking.
- On May 17th -19th, PHRGE Executive Director Kevin Murray moderated a gathering of drug policy reform activists in Bogotá, Colombia at the same time the Organization of American States issued a new report on drug policy reform in Latin America.
- On May 17th, PHRGE Faculty Co-Director Martha Davis delivered a talk at Lund University in Sweden on the role of human rights in the United States.