Current News at the Institute

A New Publication of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights
Friday, December 1, 2017

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new book of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights. The book is a contribution of the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program to the Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

The book is available on Columbia’s Academic Commons. Click here to access the full text.

Carlos René Asúnsolo Morales, Mexico
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is pleased to highlight 2017 Advocate Carlos René Asúnsolo Morales of Mexico. 

By Ayesha Amin
Monday, November 20, 2017

Is the human rights movement on the road to nowhere? RightsViews blog writer Ayesha Amin reports from a panel discussion featuring leading human rights experts at Columbia University.

Application now open
Thursday, November 2, 2017

The Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is a unique and successful model of human rights capacity building. HRAP capitalizes on its affiliation with Columbia University and its location in New York City to provide grassroots leaders the tools, knowledge, access, and networks to promote the realization of human rights and strengthen their respective organizations.