José Aylwin is speaking at Notre Dame Law School in 1140 Eck Hall of Law on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at !2:30 p.m.
José Aylwin is a human rights lawyer, and teaches Indigenous Peoples' Rights at the School of Law of the Universidad Austral de Chile. Educated at the Faculty of Law of the University of Chile in Santiago (1981) and at the School of Law of the University of British Columbia (Canada), where he obtained a Master in Laws degree (1999), he has researched and published for different academic and human rights institutions internationally. He currently acts as Co-director of the Observatorio Ciudadano (Citizens' Watch), an NGO aimed at documenting, promoting and protecting human rights in Chile. He also is a member of the board of the National Institute for Human Rights of Chile and provides legal advise for the International Work Group on Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA).