Professor Edwards Spearheads NBA's Efforts to Encourage U.S. Participation in Combatting Global RacismProfessor George E. Edwards, as Chair of the Public International Law Section of the National Bar Association (NBA), was cosignatory on a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urging the United States to participate fully in the April 2009 UN Durban Review Conference in Geneva and its April preparatory meetings. Accompanying the letter was a Resolution adopted by the NBA Board of Governors calling for the U.S. to send a high level delegation to Geneva which would, among other things, demonstrate the U.S. committement to combatting global racism and racial discrimination. This letter was also copied to U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Susan E. Rice.
Professor Edwards is the Carl M. Gray Professor of Law and Director of the Program in International Human Rights Law and a John S. Grimes fellow.