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Human Rights Defenders Forum

The Carter Center participates in hosting Human Rights Defenders Policy Forums, which bring together human rights activists from a number of countries. President and Mrs. Carter, the U. N. high commissioner for human rights, and the special representative on human rights defenders have keynoted these conferences.

The next forum, "Restoring Faith in Freedom," will be held at the Center July 21-24, 2018. Topics will include economic and social rights, building faith in institutions, strengthening the social contract, and the recent backlash again human rights defenders. The forum also will showcase the experiences of the courageous women and men on the front lines of the fight for human rights. 

Learn more about this year's event, which will be streamed on »

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