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Professor Roza Pati Presents at International Conference on Human Rights

By October 21, 2016Law School, STU News
Professor Roza Pati

Professor Roza Pati recently presented at an international conference on Human Rights in the 21st Century, organized by the University of Saskatchewan School of Law, in Canada. Her presentation was titled Slavery Then and Now: An Eternal Human Rights Problem.

The conference, held from September 29 – October 1, 2016, brought together internationally prominent speakers, educators and human rights advocates to discuss and share theories and solutions to global human tights issues.

Professor Pati shared the panel with Professor Paul Finkelman, Ariel F. Sallows Chair of Human Rights at the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan and Professor Raymond T. Diamond, Associate Dean and Professor of Law, Louisiana State University.

Other panelists at the conference included Alan Dershowitz of Harvard Law School, Bunji Sawanobori, Dean of the Law School, Nanzan University, Japan, The Honorable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, Dr. John Young, President and CEO, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Professor Pati teaches International Law, Human Rights Law and Human Trafficking Law. She is a former Member of Parliament and a Cabinet Member serving as the Secretary of State for Youth and Women of Albania, Dr. Pati has a rich experience in public service and academia. In August 2012, the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Professor Pati to be a Member of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, at the Vatican. She is the only Council member representing the United States.

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