Current News at the Institute

Olena Semenova, Ukraine
Monday, December 4, 2017

The Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is pleased to highlight 2017 Advocate Olena Semenova of Ukraine.

By Sydney Amoakoh
Friday, December 1, 2017

On Friday, November 17th and Saturday, the 18th, Professor Inga Winkler and students from her class on UN Human Rights Bodies in collaboration with the Universal Rights Group hosted a roundtable on the catalytic role the UNHRC’s thematic Special Rapporteurs play in the promotion of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs).

A New Publication of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights
Friday, December 1, 2017

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new book of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights. The book is a contribution of the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program to the Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Early Application Deadline: January 12, 2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Columbia University has a unique international reputation for human rights education and research, earned through decades of highly respected training of human rights professionals and a commitment to the interdisciplinary study and practice of human rights. As a focal point for the study of human rights at Columbia, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) is committed to providing exceptional education programs that draw on these strengths. 

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