Alumni News at the Institute

Watch Felipe Michelini's Columbia presentation now!
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Felipe Michelini, a board member of the International Criminal Court's Trust Fund for Victims, spoke at Columbia University on November 22nd about the role of the Fund as well as the challenges given the ICC's link to the fund.

Prof. Michelini attended the Human Rights Advocates Program in 1990 and graduated from Columbia Law School in 1992.

Mary Akrami
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Congratulations to 2009 Advocate Mary Akrami on opening a restaurant in Kabul that is fully run by women who have gone through a shelter program for victims of domestic violence and forced marriages.

Monday, August 29, 2016

International Center for Advocacy on Rights to Health in Nigeria is among the recipients of Elton John AIDS Foundation funding.

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri
Sunday, June 12, 2016
Congratulations to 1996 Advocate Twesigye Jackson Kaguri who recently published his second children’s book titled Patience Mariza Goes for Water. The story follows a Ugandan girl orphaned by HIV/AIDs, now living with cruel relatives who overburden her with work, until a chance encounter changes her life.
1996 Advocate Receives Honorary Ph.D
Thursday, May 19, 2016

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