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Commonwealth Secretaries General and Human Rights Panel

Today, as Patricia Scotland, Baroness Scotland of Asthal starts her tenure as sixth Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Human Security Centre Director Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes will participate in a panel discussion organised by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative on ‘Commonwealth Secretaries-General and Human Rights: Past, Present, and Future’.

The speakers at the event will be:

Dr. Sue Onslow, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies and Principal Researcher for the Commonwealth Oral History Project;

Dr. Dwayne Menezes, Founder and Director of the Human Security Centre and Consultant to the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth;

Rita Payne, the President of the Commonwealth Journalists Association, freelance journalist, media adviser and events organiser; and

Steve Bradshaw, an Emmy award winning former BBC Panorama correspondent and presenter for BBC Newsweek and Newsnight, and current director the feature doc ‘Anthropocene’.

The panel discussion will be chaired by Professor Philip Murphy, Director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London.

The event will run from 16:30 until 18:00 on Friday, 1 April 2016, and be hosted at Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. The event is free and open to all; please register for a free ticket on this page.

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