CANCELLED Philip Alston on “The poverty of the Sustainable Development Goals”

Room 2002, Osgoode Hall Law School, Ignat Kaneff Building

Philip Alston is John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law at New York University Law School, and UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. He was UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions (2004-10), Chairperson of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1991-98), Independent Expert on reform of the UN human rights treaty body system (1989-97), Special Advisor to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Millennium Development Goals (2004-07), a member of the Security Council Commission of Inquiry on the Central African Republic, and participated in the Independent International Commission on Kyrgyzstan.

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