Monday, April 20, 2020

“La dignidad de las personas, independientemente de toda condición accesoria a la condición de persona humana, es una premisa que debe sustentar ética, política y jurídicamente a toda sociedad democrática.”  -- Felipe Michelini

Friday, April 17, 2020

By David L. Phillips

Columbia University has been facilitating a “humanitarian dialogue” between Kurds in Iraq and Syria. Bayan Abdul Rahman, representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in DC and Sinam Sherkany Mohammed, representative of the Syrian Democratic Council in DC, exchanged information on humanitarian conditions during a zoom call hosted by Columbia and Refugees International on April 8, 2020.

Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

DW News interviewed 2009 Advocate Mary Akrami of the Afghan Women Skills

Monday, April 13, 2020
NEW YORK — The first two weeks of April the Columbia University Institute for the Study of Human Rights (through its Indigenous Peoples Rights Program) held an online three-day seminar titled “Indigenous Women Leaders at Columbia.” The virtual seminar is part of the 7th annual Global Leadership School of Indigenous Women program. 
Monday, April 13, 2020

Two AHDA alumni quoted in an article “From Prominent Turkish Philanthropist to Political Prisoner” about Mr. Osman Kavala in The New York Times on April 9, 2020.

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