Michael E. Hartman, J.D, Chair of Rule of Law Committee.

Michael E. Hartman, J.D, Chair of Rule of Law Committee.

Rule of Law Committee

The purpose of the Rule of Law (RoL) Committee is to serve interested San Franciscans by inspiring, educating and providing opportunities for career and personal development that align with the goals of the United Nations and United Nations Association, San Francisco Chapter. The focus will be on the Rule of Law issues (separate though collaborative and complementing the Human Rights Committee issues) faced by Peacekeeping, Peacebuilding, and Political and Humanitarian missions and activities of the UN.

The committee provides education and outreach programming to build connections with like-minded individuals who work, or aspire to work, in roles and organizations addressing RoL issues of our world, including working to complement and provide synergies with the Young Professionals Committee and Human Rights Committee; organizes networking events, roundtable discussions, skills workshops, speaker panels, and other in-person opportunities for San Franciscans to gain knowledge, tools, and connections including learning of RoL advocacy and career opportunities; Mobilizes action on local issues of relevance to the United Nations RoL through volunteer and other events; Promotes the ideals of the United Nations in San Francisco by focusing on the UN’s accomplishments in RoL and on the current RoL challenges with which it is employed.