Law Library of Congress Human Rights Day


This panel will bring together leading health and legal scholars and practitioners, who will discuss the interactions between health and human rights. The panel will be moderated by Peter Roudik, the assistant law librarian for legal research at the Law Library of Congress and the director of the Law Library's Global Legal Research Directorate.

The panelists are as follows:

Lucy Mize spent 24 years in the field in Indonesia and West Africa before she joined the USAID Asia Bureau as the health team lead. In that role, she leads eight technical experts providing health programming support to over 20 countries across the region.

Helena Nygren-Krug. Professor Nygren-Krug is a senior advisor on human rights and the law in the executive office of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

Judit Sandor. Dr. Sandor is the Central European University (CEU) professor of law and bioethics. She served as the chief of the Bioethics Section at the UNESCO and is the founding director of the Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) at CEU.

Alicia Ely Yamin. Dr. Yamin is currently a lecturer on law and the senior fellow on Global Health and Rights at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics at Harvard Law School; and adjunct senior lecturer on Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Date and Location

Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm