A glimpse into the future of human rights
As we approach the 70th anniversary of the ratification of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, where has progress been made, and what challenges remain?
Michael H. Posner is the Jerome Kohlberg Professor of Ethics and Finance and a Professor of Business and Society at NYU's Stern School of Business, where he is working to launch the first-ever center on business and human rights at a business school. Prior to joining NYU Stern, Posner served from 2009 to 2013 in the Obama Administration as Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor at the State Department. From 1978 to 2009, he led Human Rights First, a New York-based human rights advocacy organization. Michael Posner is the Chair of the WEF's Global Agenda Council on Human Rights