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Professor E. Tendayi Achiume, the inaugural Alicia Miñana Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, served as the fifth United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance from 2017 to 2022.
On Thursday, January 26th, Prof. E. Tendayi Achiume will reflect on her five years as Special Rapporteur and the work she did to call attention to the racially discriminatory and unjust roots and consequences of environmental degradation, the rise of nationalism and neo-Nazism, the expanding use of surveillance and digital technologies used in border enforcement, and many other topics. You can find more information on the Special Rapporteur’s mandate here.
The event will be moderated by Prof. Penelope Van Tuyl, Associate Director of the Stanford Center for Human Rights and International Justice.