Current News at the Institute

By Jason Hung, guest blogger
Monday, September 25, 2017
Monday, August 21, 2017

Congratulations to Patricia Guerrero, a 2003 Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) alumnus, on receiving the American Bar Association International Human Rights Award. Guerrero was recognized for her extensive work in Colombia defending victioms of sexual violence and women displaced by Colombia's armed conflict.

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.

Nvard Margaryan, Armenia
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

2016 Advocate Nvard Margaryan, Chair of PINK Armenia, is highlighed in a recently released video featurette by Human Rights First as part of their continuing Voices for Equality series.

Monday, July 24, 2017

ISHR is pleased to welcome the 2017 Human Rights Advocates to Columbia University. This year marks the 29th class of the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP).

Advocates from seven different countries make up the 2017 class. Since its inception in 1989, a total of 317 human rights advocates from nearly 90 countries have attended HRAP.