Interview with Mary Robinson

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Mary Robinson
President of Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative

Mary Robinson, the first woman President of Ireland (1990-1997), former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002) and current President of Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative, has spent most of her life as a human rights advocate. As an academic (Trinity College Law Faculty), legislator and barrister, she has always sought to use law as an instrument for social change.