Current News at the Institute

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.

Application Deadline Extended!
Friday, March 10, 2017

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) invites human rights advanced undergraduate students and graduate students in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and the School of International and Public Affairs to apply for an eight-week summer internship with alumni of the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) and the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Program (AHDA).

SIPA Student Ginger Whitesell Works on HIV Awareness in Guatemala
Monday, February 20, 2017

In 2011, the Student Volunteer Program was created to connect Columbia University students with volunteer opportunities at Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) alumni-led organizations around the globe.

SIPA Student Akiko Kobayshi Works with LGBT Advocate in Kenya
Monday, February 13, 2017

The following is an excerpt from the blog post written by Akiko Kobayshi, a graduate student at the School of International and Public Affairs, who volunteered with HRAP alumni Esther Adhiambo at the Initiative for Equality and Non-Discrimination (INEND) in Kenya.