Alumni News at the Institute

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Elsadig Elsheikh, a 2009 HRAP alumnus, co-authored a new report on global migration titled Moving Targets: An Analysis of Global Forced Migration.

Monday, July 10, 2017

The networking that takes place during the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) continues even after the program ends.

Between 1989 and 2016, a total of 317 human rights advocates from 88 countries attended HRAP. The many alumni and friends of the program make up a growing and active network around the world. Members of the HRAP community continue to meet and support one another far beyond their time at Columbia University.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Congratulations to 2010 Advocate Agnes Atim Apea, founder and CEO of the Hope Development Initiative (HDI), who was honored for her work mobilizing funds for the construction of a girls dormitory in the Amolatar District in Northern Uganda.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Congratulations to 1996 Advocate Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, Founder and Executive Director of Nyaka AIDS Orphans Project in Uganda, who was honored by Andrews University (Michigan, USA) with a Doctorate in Law.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Musola Cathrine Kaseketi, a filmmaker from Zambia who participated in the 2013 Human Rights Advocates Program, was one of 50 women to attend the 2nd Annual Global South Women’s Forum on Sustainable Development.