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Dr. Reza Fakhari Elected as Chairman of Amnesty International USA (AIUSA)

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The Global Citizenship Alliance is proud to announce that Dr. Reza Fakhari was elected as Chairman of Amnesty International USA Board of Directors Read more Reza also serves as the Alliance’s Secretary of the Board of Directors.

Amnesty International is a Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization that works to demand human rights for all – no matter who or where they are.

As the world’s largest grassroots human rights organization, with seven million members spanning more than 150 countries and territories globally, it works to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth, and dignity are denied.

Amnesty is a democratically governed, grassroots membership organization, which means that the members vote on key policy issues and elect the Board of Directors.

Amnesty International has a uniquely effective strategy for protecting human rights that uses a three-pronged approach:

  1. It conducts research to uncover human rights abuses and document patterns;
  2. it uses this research to educate the public and equip activists to demand change; and
  3. it mobilizes grassroots activists to advocate for human rights in the U.S. and around the world.

As the largest country section of Amnesty International, with 221,214 supporters, Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) is part of a global movement of millions dedicated to pushing back against injustice to make the change that we all deserve to see – now and in the future.


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York University is hosting the Sustainable and Inclusive Internationalization Virtual Conference, co-organized by York International, the UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Education Towards Sustainability and international partners, from January 20th to 22nd, 2021. The Conference will bring together scholars, international mobility professionals and practitioners, policymakers, sustainability experts and other stakeholders to discuss the evolving status of international mobility in higher education in Canada and globally, critically reflect on where we are now, and to collectively build a future vision of international mobility that is inclusive, innovative and responsive to the global sustainability challenges of our times.