Come One, Come All to Amnesty’s AGM

(Photo Credit: Amnesty International UK)

Amnesty hosts its AGMs all over the world, including the UK, where this picture of youth activists was taken in April 2012 (Photo Credit: Amnesty International UK).

By Rocio Diaz, Director of Events

We are only 17 days away from Amnesty International’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). The human rights conference of the year will be in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia this year and Amnesty wants to see you there!

Register now. Time is running out!

Amnesty’s AGM brings activists together from all over the world. It promises to ignite your passion for human rights and renew your energy for the year to come. From taking action in support of the Arms Trade Treaty to learning how you can effectively campaign to stop human rights abuses, you will be Using Your Power alongside fellow activists and prominent human rights defenders during this three-day long conference.


Last Call for New Orleans: Bring people together and save

All Rights for All People human rights conference in New Orleans

All Rights for All People human rights conference in New Orleans

Online registration for the All Rights for All People conference has been extended until April 2nd!

That means there are only a few more days left to reserve your spot with us in New Orleans. To achieve the goal of all rights for all people, we need everyone to contribute. We want to bring as many people together as we can in New Orleans April 9-11th to share ideas, inspire and support each other, organize communities, and speak out on behalf of those who cannot.

Here are some ways you can help us make this possible and save big in the process:

You won’t want to miss out on all the cool opportunities to connect with human rights supporters from around the world and participate in critical human rights discussions, including:

  • Confronting the cycle of poverty – exposing slums, maternal mortality and corporate accountability
  • Assessing the human rights situation in New Orleans post-hurricane Katrina
  • Simulating crisis response strategies for the upcoming elections in Myanmar (Burma)
  • Lobbying 101 and legislative tactics for connecting with elected officials
  • Engaging the media to cover social issues and best practices for communicating your message
  • Exploring a multimedia art fair on human rights

And don’t forget a special celebrity guest will be joining us in New Orleans!

After you register, share the news on Facebook and post on Twitter using the hashtag #agm10.

Learn the newest and best strategies for human rights advocacy and mobilization from people who live the movement every day. There’s no better place than New Orleans to get inspired for helping all people achieve all rights!