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Harry Weinrebe Annual Lecture

This is the first lecture in an annual series to honour the memory of Harry Weinrebe, a philanthropist and the founder of the Dorset Foundation. The series is focused on the protection of international peace and justice, values that were at heart of Mr Weinrebe's humanitarian activities.

In his keynote lecture, Ben Emmerson, UN Special Rapporteur on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights and renowned barrister will focus on pressing issues at the intersection of peace and justice including: mass digital surveillance in the global age, the use of drones in the fight against international terrorism, the rights of victims of terrorism and areas of good practice in the fight against terrorism.

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Opening Remarks

  • Professor Robert McCorquodale, Director, BIICL

Keynote Lecture

  • Ben Emmerson QC, UN Special Rapporteur on Counter Terrorism and Human Rights, and Matrix Chambers


  • Dr Andra┼ż Zidar, Dorset Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law, BIICL
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