2016 HRAP alumnus Aehshatou Manu of Cameroon participated in the annual session of the United Nations' Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) held in Geneva in July 2017.
Professor Elsa Stamatopoulou, Director of the Program on Indigenous Peoples' Rights at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, led the 2017 Indigenous Studies Summer Program hosted by the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER).
The Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights extends its congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award - the Indigenous rights movement of Canada and artist and activist Alicia Keys. Amnesty International released the following statement:
Ishita is a 2017 graduate of the Human Rights Studies M.A. with a focus on the nexus between Indigenous rights and corporate responsibility.
Documentary photographer Daniella Zalcman discussed her project Signs of Your Identity, a series of composite portraits created to document the legacy of Canada’s Indian residential schools, at Columbia University on March 30, 2017.