Gordon Lecture 2013: Philip Alston

Promoting Social Rights: Has the UN done its job? Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, delivered the 2013 Gordon lecture. Professor Alston is an international law and international human rights law expert. He was UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions from 2004 to 2010, and chaired the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights from 1990 to 1998.