Current News at the Institute

Graduate student Akiko Kobayashi works in Mombasa.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Each summer, ISHR sends Columbia University human rights students abroad to contribute to the advocacy efforts of organizations led by alumni of the HRAP and AHDA programs through the Graduate Student Volunteers Program (GSVP).

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.

Publishing On Human Rights
Thursday, May 12, 2016

Brian Phillips, co-founder of the Journal of Human Rights Practice led a call on publishing on human rights practices.

Ifeanyi Orazulike
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

2011 Advocate Ifeanyi Orazulike, Executive Director of the International Center for Advocacy on Rights to Health (ICARH), presented at the Informal Interactive Civil Society Hearing on HIV at the United Nations in April. Ifeanyi addressed the need to reach out to prisoners and men who have sex with men (MSM).