Alumni News at the Institute

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Join ISHR in welcoming the 2021-22 HRAP cohort to Columbia University! Twelve advocates working on issues including LGBTQI+ rights, indigenous peoples’ rights, youth development, capacity building, and disability rights will spend the fall semester online attending skill-based workshops, making presentations about their work and networking. In the spring, they will join us on campus for the continuation of HRAP which at that time will include participating in academic courses and further engagement with Columbia University and the human rights community in NYC and DC.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

NGO Atina, led by 2018 Advocate Marijana Savic, and the Child Rights Centre and created a video "Between Dreams and Reality" to raise awareness among chil

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

ISHR congratulates 2008 advocate Dr. Roger Luhiriri of the DRC on earning the Masters of Bioethics from UPenn in May 2019. Dr. Luhiriri is currently the ED of the Spine Africa Project. Previously, he was with Panzi Hospital in the DRC.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

2010 Advocate Bakary Tandia has been named the National Director of Biram Dah Abeid's campaign for the presidency of Mauritania. Upon accepting the position, Tandia said: "I accept with great humility this responsibility... [I]t is about advancing... human rights laws and the rule of law for a new Mauritania where all his sons and all his daughters will be treated with respect and dignity." Tandia has worked with every HRAP cohort since 2011 on how to maximize the HRAP experience.

2010 Advocate Agnes Apea Atim Joins VVEngage Cohort
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

2010 Advocate Agnes Apea Atim was chosen by Vital Voices to join its inaugural VVEngage Cohort, which is made up of 22 women influencing and making policy from 17 different countries from around the world. Vital Voices launched the one-year fellowship to increase the capacity, decision-making power, and effectiveness of women leaders in public life.

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