Volker Türk

Address of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

This event is linked with the project Changing Orders: Shaping the Future and Securing Rights in a World in Transformation, which was supported by the Alex Trebek Forum for Dialogue: “Smart Changes for a Better World” Public Policy Research Agenda.

Volker Türk, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Our speaker

Volker Türk

Mr. Türk is the current United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. He took up his official functions as High Commissioner on 17 October 2022.

He has devoted his long and distinguished career to advancing universal human rights, notably the international protection of some of the world's most vulnerable people - refugees and stateless persons.

Date and time
Oct 16, 2023
7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Format and location
In person, Virtual
Tabaret Hall (TBT)
Huguette Labelle (TBT112) | 550 Cumberland Street, uOttawa
General public
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