The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in Conversation at CLAS

Michelle Bachelet

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The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights,
in Conversation at CLAS

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 3:00 pm | CLAS Conference Room, 2334 Bowditch Street

The logo of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and twice the President of Chile, met with faculty, students, and friends of CLAS during a visit on April 17. Between her terms as Chile's president, she was the founding head of UN Women (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.)

President Bachelet has long been a friend of CLAS, since visiting the Center and Berkeley during her first term as Chile's president in 2008.  She taught a course at the Center in 2011, and has spoken on multiple occasions. More about President Bachelet and CLAS

Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, speaks at CLAS, April 2019. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, speaks at CLAS, April 2019. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Twice the president of Chile, Bachelet speaks on the practicalities of promoting human rights, April 2019. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Twice the president of Chile, Bachelet speaks on the practicalities of promoting human rights, April 2019. (Photo by Jim Block.)

In the audience (from left): Robert Hass, U.S. Poet Laureate 1995-97; Maria Echaveste, Senior Scholar at CLAS; John Pérez, Regent, University of California. (Photo by Jim Block.)
In the audience (from left): Robert Hass, U.S. Poet Laureate, 1995-97; Maria Echaveste, Senior Scholar at CLAS; John A. Pérez, Regent, University of California. (Photo by Jim Block.)

CLAS Chair Harley Shaiken in conversation with Michelle Bachelet, April 2019. (Photo by Jim Block.)
CLAS Chair Harley Shaiken in conversation with Michelle Bachelet, April 2019. (Photo by Jim Block.)

President Bachelet with the CLAS community members privileged to meet with her, April 2019. (Photo by Jim Block.)
President Bachelet with UC Berkeley faculty and CLAS friends, including UC Regent John A. Pérez (back row, second from right), April 2019. (Photo by Jim Block.)

President Bachelet with UC Berkeley's Chancellor, Carol Christ, CLAS staff, and friends of the Center. (Photo by Jim Block.)
President Bachelet with UC Berkeley's Chancellor, Carol Christ (third from left), CLAS staff and students, and UC Regent John A. Pérez (back row, far right). (Photo by Jim Block.)