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Geneva Lecture Series: Second Lecture




The second lecture, delivered by Shirin Ebadi – 2003 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate – and Wole Soyinka – 1986 Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature – on the topic “Are human rights universal?”, took place on 10 December 2008 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. An open debate with the public was followed by remarks by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. The event was organized within the framework of the overall programme of events marking the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


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