Diplomats to Present on Human Rights at U of I’s 75th Borah Symposium

Global and domestic diplomats are slated to deliver presentations at University of Idaho’s 75th annual Borah Symposium.

This year’s symposium focuses on the international protection of human rights on September 27th and 28th in Moscow.

Former Peru President Francisco Rafael Sagasti will deliver the opening keynote address at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Pitman Center International Ballroom. Sagasti is an engineer, academic and author who served as the president of Peru from November 2020 to July 2021.

Three-Star Gen. Erik Peterson, a U of I alum, will deliver “War and Peace in the Twenty-Century” at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Pitman Center International Ballroom. 

Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein of Jordan, former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, will deliver the symposium’s closing keynote address at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Pitman Center International Ballroom.