Current News at the Institute

By David L. Phillips
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 5:00pm

David L. Phillips writes in the Huffington Post that Macedonia needs a conflict resolution plan in order to stabilize the country and mitigate the prospect of political violence following two years of protracted political crisis.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:30am

David L. Phillips, director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights, has been discussing the crisis in US-Turkey relations, profiling his new book - An Uncertain Ally: Turkey Under Erdogan's Dictatorship.

Interview with Gulan Media
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 5:00pm

David L. Phillips is currently Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Phillips has worked as a senior adviser to the United Nations Secretariat and as a foreign affairs expert and senior adviser to the U.S. Department of State. 

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 2:15pm

The Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program at ISHR has been following with interest the official visit of Victoria Tauli-Corpuz,  the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, to the United States, especially in light of development in Standing Rock. The Special Rapporteur's conclusions and recommendations are of crucial importance, especially regarding energy development projects and how they affect indigenous peoples in this country.

Historical Dialogue between Scholars in Southeast Europe
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 1:00pm

The Program on Peace-building and Human Rights is proud to announce the launch of Balkan Crossroads, a compilation of essays by graduate students and post-doctoral candidates at Panteion University (Athens) and Ss. Cyril and Methodius University (Skopje). The publication is part of a shared history project involving students and faculty from both countries.