Prof. Harold Koh Testifies before U.S. House of Representatives--Committee on International Relations
Harold Hongju Koh, Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law, appeared before the Committee on International Relations of the U.S. House of Representatives on July 9, 2003, to discuss the nation's goals, strategies, and programs to promote democracy and human rights worldwide. The hearing was titled "A Survey and Analysis of Supporting Human Rights and Democracy: The U.S. Record 2002-2003." Koh served as the Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor under President Clinton from 1998 to 2001, and currently--in addition to teaching at Yale Law School--sits on the boards of directors of several human rights organizations. His prepared statement for the hearing is available through the website of the Committee on International Relations. It is also available as a PDF document through the link below.
Prof. Koh's Prepared Statement