Cameroon in Crisis: Political Violence, Migration, and Human Rights By Bernard Ngalim
INTL Lunch Talk Apr. 24, 2020 | 12:00 – 1:00pm
The International (Global) Studies Department cordially invites all interested students and faculty to join us for a talk by Bernard Ngalim, Human Rights Lawyer and Activist. Bernard Ngalim will address the historical context surrounding the current political turmoil in Cameroon, and how this context shapes the current plight of Cameroonian migrants and refugees. Ngalim has years of legal experience championing human rights in Cameroon and across Africa. His passion is protecting the rights of citizens affected by extractive industries, infrastructure development, and agribusiness as a pro bono human rights lawyer, Bernard represented aggrieved workers at the Grievance Redress system at the World Bank and has served as a human rights consultant to various country governments and NGOs.
This talk should be of interest for students interested in: Migration and Refugees, Human Rights, International Law, and Policy and Activism.