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Submission Deadline: January 24, 2020.
Friday, January 24, 2020

ISHR is pleased to announce the 2020 Human Rights Essay Contest.  The contest aims to encourage and acknowledge students who have written exceptional academic papers that address issues related to human rights. Cash prizes will be awarded to two graduate students and to two undergraduate students. Contest winners, along with other selected participants, will be invited to present their papers at ISHR's annual end of year Research Poster Session

Monday, December 16, 2019

The Human Rights Advocates Program is now accepting applications for Fall 2020. 

Founded in 1989, the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is a unique and successful model of human rights capacity building. HRAP capitalizes on its affiliation with Columbia University and its location in New York City to provide grassroots leaders the tools, knowledge, access, and networks to strengthen their organizations and promote human rights. 

Thursday, December 12, 2019

2019 Network Conference

Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network

Prevention Activism: Advancing Historical Dialogue In Post-Conflict Settings

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Mariano Ruiz, Ying Xin, Wisdom Kwame Bebli and Joanita Warry Ssenfuka of the 2019 HRAP were invited to participate in the 2019 OutSummit led by OutRight Action International. Along with 40 other LGBTIQ activists, the HRAP participants attended a three-day training on how to conduct advocacy at the UN, spoke at the OutSummit, and advocated for LGBTIQ equality with influential governments and UN officials. 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Washington Blade published an op-ed on LGBT rights in Argentina by 2019 Advocate Mariano Ruiz of Argentina. 

Read the full article here.

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