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Law School Program Receives Special Consultative Status at the United Nations

08/19/2011

On 25 July 2011, the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN-ECOSOC) officially granted UN-ECOSOC Special Consultative Status to the Program in International Human Rights Law (PIHRL) of Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis.

The Program in International Human Rights Law has officially designated its individual accredited representatives to the United Nations.

Professor George E. Edwards has been officially accredited as the PIHRL “Main Representative” to United Nation World Headquarters in New York. He has also been officially accredited as the PIHRL “Main Representative” to United Nations European Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Perfecto “Boyet” Caparas has been officially accredited as the PIHRL “Main Representative” to United Nations Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. Mr. Caparas is also accredited to the UN in New York and the UN in Geneva as PIHRL “Additional Representative”.

Professor Edwards and Mr. Caparas will travel to New York during the United Nations General Assembly, collect their United Nations Credentials, and continue their work to promote the human rights work of the United Nations. More information on the Special Consultative Status of the PIHRL



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