Publications

Institute for the Study of Human Rights
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Buddhist Scholar Bikkhu Bodhi prepared an anthology interpreting the curriculum based on the Pali Cannon, which has been presented to Buddhist clergy in Sri Lanka and to Buddhist religious leaders, officials, and seminary educators in Myanmar.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

At a series of workshops at the American University in Cairo, the Program developed a curriculum on Project and Organizational Development for NGOs and CBOs in English and in Arabic. The curriculum was used to help build the project and organizational development capacity of more than 175 community based organizations from throughout Darfur.

David L.
Phillips
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

At a series of workshops at the American University in Cairo, the Program developed a curriculum on Project and Organizational Development for NGOs and CBOs in English and in Arabic. The curriculum was used to help build the project and organizational development capacity of more than 175 community based organizations from throughout Darfur.

David L.
Phillips
Friday, December 2, 2016

David L. Phillips delivered remarks at the Institute for Peace Science, Hiroshima University on December 2, 2016 addressing the challenges of the global refugee crisis and potential strategic approaches to alleviating the crisis.

Institute for the Study of Human Rights
Sunday, November 20, 2016

This regional consultation, which took place in San José, Costa Rica on November 19- 20, 2016, was convened by the Inter-American Institute for Human Rights, the Inter-American Institute for Social Responsibility and Human Rights, the Faculty of Law of the University of Costa Rica, and the Human Rights Institute of the National University of La Plate in partnership with Columbia University and the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian law and Human Rights, for the purpse of engaging human rights experts with a focus on Latin America to identify opportunities and generate innovative ideas to timporove the functioning and deepen the impact of the UN human rights treaty bodies, and to promote synergies with the Inter-American Human Rights System. 

Friday, May 6, 2016

David L. Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights presented his paper on "PKK Peace" at a Conference on Kurdish Studies and Politics at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs (May 6, 2013). 

Institute for the Study of Human Rights
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Saturday, February 20, 2016

Phillips prepared a report, Global Truth Telling, which was presented to the National Peace Council (NPC) on February 20, 2012. NPC translated the booklet into Tamil and Sinhala and distributed it policy-makers, opinion leaders and representatives of the international community across Sri Lanka. Through NPC, the Program sponsored Patrick Burgess, an expert in truth and reconciliation commissions, to visit Sri Lanka for seminars with local civil society leaders on comparative experiences with truth and reconciliation commissions. In cooperation with the Government of Japan, the Program is organizing a delegation of 10 UN ambassadors to visit Sri Lanka and study reconciliation opportunities.

Institute for the Study of Human Rights
Monday, February 1, 2016