Current News at the Institute

Human Rights student Stephanie Kim works with Indigenous Peoples in Nepal
Friday, August 11, 2017

Through ISHR's Student Volunteer Program, undergraduate Stephanie Kim volunteered in Nepal this summer with 2016 Advocate Chhing Lamu Sherpa of the NGO Mountain Spirit.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

ISHR instructor Inga Winkler co-authored an article in the International Journal of Human Rights on inequalities in the Sustainable Development Agenda. The article, titled Leaving no one behind? Persistent inequalities in the SDGs, examines how disaggregating data can be used to monitor inequalities affecting marginalized groups associated with particular group identities protected by human rights law that are not receiving sufficient attention.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

On July 31st students in the Summer Human Rights Program attended a site visit to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, organized by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Graduate, undergraduate, and visiting human rights students met with Kelly L. Razzouk, Human Rights Adviser at the Mission and had the opportunity to ask questions about the United States’ engagement with the UN system on human rights. Ms. Razzouk also discussed priority human rights issue areas and U.S.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

ISHR is developing new training opportunities for those engaged in human rights and social justice work and we want your input. Please fill out our survey and tell us the kinds of workshops you would be interested in attending, as well as your potential interest in facilitating workshops.

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Congratulations to Hannah Howroyd, M.A. 2017
Monday, July 10, 2017

ISHR congratulations Hannah Howroyd, a Human Rights M.A. candidate, on receiving a summer 2017 Graduate Global Policy Fellowship awarded by Columbia’s Global Policy Initiative with the support of The Endeavor Foundation.