Natasa Kandic Awarded Honorary Doctorate

The University of Valencia, Spain, has conferred an honorary doctorate on Natasa Kandic, Executive Director of the Humanitarian Law Center, in recognition of her longstanding work in the field of human rights and her humanitarian activities.

The University also awarded an honorary doctorate to Dr Manuel Castells Olivan, Professor of Sociology at the University of California at Berkeley. The degrees will be presented to Ms Kandic and Dr Castells Olivan on 31 May at a ceremony marking the 500th anniversary of the University, in the presence of prominent figures in the political and cultural life of Valencia province.