The UN Decade for People of African Descent: Challenges and Opportunities

Join the International and Comparative Law Program and the Institute on Race, Equality, and Human Rights as they host Espy Campbell Barr, First Vice President of Costa Rica, for the lecture "The UN Decade for People of African Descent: Challenges and Opportunities." 

Opening Remarks

Lecture

  • Espy Campbell Barr, Vice President of Costa Rica 

Commentary 

  • Rosa Celorio, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Legal Studies and Burnett Family Professorial Lecturer in International and Comparative Law and Policy
  • Carlos Quesada, Executive Director, Institute on Race, Equality, and Human Rights

About Vice President Campbell Barr

Espy Campbell Barr is the Vice President of Costa Rica. She has a long and distinguished record of public service and social activism for the rights of women and people of African descent in Costa Rica. She was the head of the Center for Afro-Costa Rican Women, the Alliance of Leaders of African Descent in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Black Parliament of the Americas. Campbell Barr is one of the founders of the Citizens' Action Party in Costa Rica.