Current News at the Institute

2011 Advocate Ifeanyi Orazulike discussed LGBT Rights
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

2011 Advocate Ifeanyi Orazulike (pictured right) of Nigeria was invited to speak on a panel of LGBT advocates at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in January 2017. 

He and his fellow panelists spoke about the legal, social, and workplace realities facing LGBT people around the world and encouraged businesses to improve LGBT inclusion.

A RightsViews article by Philip Belau
Monday, December 19, 2016

A RightsViews article by Philip Belau

Thursday, December 1, 2016

The 2016 Human Rights Advocates biographical videos are now available on the HRAP Yotube channel. Seven participants of 2016 HRAP recorded video testimonials describing their work and their experience in the program.

Click here to visit the HRAP Youtube channel.

Visit the Advocates page to learn more about the 2016 Advocates. 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Congratulations to Mary Akrami who was chosen as one of BBC's inspirational and influential women for 2016.

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.