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.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

On the occasion of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights pays tribute to the struggles of the Indigenous Peoples for dignity, justice and human rights and stands in solidarity with Indigenous human rights defenders.

Nvard Margaryan, Armenia
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

2016 Advocate Nvard Margaryan, Chair of PINK Armenia, is highlighed in a recently released video featurette by Human Rights First as part of their continuing Voices for Equality series.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

On July 31st students in the Summer Human Rights Program attended a site visit to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, organized by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Graduate, undergraduate, and visiting human rights students met with Kelly L. Razzouk, Human Rights Adviser at the Mission and had the opportunity to ask questions about the United States’ engagement with the UN system on human rights. Ms. Razzouk also discussed priority human rights issue areas and U.S.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

ISHR is developing new training opportunities for those engaged in human rights and social justice work and we want your input. Please fill out our survey and tell us the kinds of workshops you would be interested in attending, as well as your potential interest in facilitating workshops.

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