Current News at the Institute

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.

Human Rights Video Series
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Human Rights Watch and the Center for Teaching and Learning at Columbia University have produced the online human rights advocacy video series Advocacy at Work. The series goes behind the scenes at Human Rights Watch to explain how they put together advocacy strategies to deal with human rights abuses.