News

Friday, September 23, 2022

Congratulations to 2019 Advocate Nodjigoto Charbonnel and his organization Association Jeunesse pour la Paix et la Non-Violence (AJPNV) for winning the 2022 Rafto Prize. The Rafto Prize Award Statement in part says Nodjigoto and AJPNV were chosen for “their courageous struggle to abolish torture in Chad as well as internationally.

Call for Workshops & Facilitators
Monday, September 19, 2022

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University is looking for experienced human rights practitioners and educators to develop and facilitate workshops for its Human Rights and Social Justice Training Series.

Monday, September 19, 2022
2021-22 Advocate Daniel Villatoro recently traveled to Manchester to receive the "2022 Journalist of the Year Award." He was selected as one of the winners by One Young World. The award "honors five young leaders - aged 35 and under - who have been judged on the positive social impact of their work. These young leaders fearlessly and boldly inspire others through their work. They have changed the way stories are reported and empower others by giving them a voice."
Friday, September 16, 2022

It is with a heavy heart that ISHR must report the passing of 2016 Advocate Raoul Kitungano of the Democratic Republic of Congo. He died on September 15th after a brief illness.

Sunday, September 4, 2022
ISHR is pleased to announce that Joseph R. Slaughter has taken the role of Executive Director as of July 1, 2022. Firstly, we want to thank Professor Yasmine Ergas on behalf of faculty, staff, students, and affiliates for her countless contributions during her year as Interim Director. Professor Ergas brought her many years of experience and expertise to the role of Director, and ISHR looks forward to her continued vital participation, her good counsel, and her leadership as we open a new chapter at the Institute.

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