Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Thinking about taking a summer course? Professor Tim Wyman-McCarthy is sharing a few highlights of the class he will be teaching this summer.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

In February, 1993 Advocate Luis Felipe Polo of Peru was awarded an Honorary Doctorate during the "Sixth World Summit on Educational Globalization and Transdisciplinarity 2024," hosted by the International Federation of FINTES Specialists in Mexico City. He was recognized for his significant contributions and efforts towards advancing global education. Presenting the conference titled "Social Commitment in Universities," Luis Felipe Polo proposed a strategy for universities to play a more prominent role, actively influencing public policies and fostering a new era of humanity.

Monday, February 26, 2024
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) welcomed the 35th cohort of the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) ) at a reception on Tuesday, January 30, 2024. The nine advocates work on issues including LGBTQI+ rights, Indigenous Peoples’ rights, transitional justice, disability rights, women's rights, and environmental justice around the world.  
Friday, February 16, 2024

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) and the Human Rights Institute at Columbia Law welcomed Bukeni Waruzi (left), the executive director of Free the Slaves, who gave the inaugural Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) Memorial Lecture. Nearly 50 Columbia faculty, staff, students and members of the human rights community in NYC gathered on Thursday, February 15th, to honor the life and activism of Raoul Kitungano who attended the 2016 HRAP at ISHR.

Friday, February 16, 2024

The participants in the 2023-24 HRAP visited DC from 7 to 9 February. They met as a group with the National Endowment for Democracy, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Free the Slaves, Amnesty International-USA and the US Department of State. They also met with organizations including the Washington Office on Latin America, the Center for Survivors of Torture, the Indian Law Resource Center, the Inspection Panel, Human Rights Campaign, the American Bar Association, and the Global Council on Equity.