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Welcome to the Official Schedule for RightsCon Toronto 2018. This year’s program, built by our global community, is our most ambitious one yet. Within the program, you will find 18 thematic tracks to help you navigate our 450+ sessions

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Last updated: Version 2.3 (Updated May 15, 2018).

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MegSatt

Bernstein Institute & CHRGJ, NYU Law
Professor of Clinical Law
New York
Margaret (Meg) Satterthwaite is Professor of Clinical Law at NYU School of Law, where she is Faculty Director of the Bernstein Institute for Human Rights and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice . She directs the Global Justice Clinic, which endeavors to carry out its work in a rights-based manner that empowers marginalized populations to know and exercise their rights, and that uses methods from across a variety of disciplines. The Clinic’s docket includes cases and projects concerning surveillance of human rights defenders, the human rights impacts of gold mining, the rights to water and sanitation, and the human rights of those impacted by counter-terrorism policies. Satterthwaite’s scholarship focuses on these issues, as well as examining the role of data in human rights advocacy. She has conducted human rights work in a variety of countries, including Haiti, Guyana, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, the United States, and Yemen. Satterthwaite has served on numerous boards as a member or advisor to organizations including Amnesty International USA, Digital Democracy, the Global Initiative for Economic and Social Rights, and the International Justice Resource Center. She has served as a consultant or advisor to various U.N. agencies including the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Water and Sanitation, the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism, UNDP, UN Women, and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. She is a co-mother to twin sons and lives with her family in Manhattan.
Wednesday, May 16
 

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Thursday, May 17
 

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Friday, May 18
 

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