News

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Professor Noah B. Chasin was awarded the Faculty Mentoring Award in June 2022 for his outstanding work with M.A. students at ISHR and the Urban Design program at GSAPP.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Halifax Pride (Nova Scotia, Canada) invited 2019 Advocate Mariano Ruiz, Project Coordinator at Fundación AMAL Argentina, to headline their Evening Speakers Series. Mariano discussed his experience working with LGBTIQ+ refugees in Argentina and his partnership with the Canadian-based NGO Rainbow Railroad including their most recent project, the Act Together for Inclusion Fund. His participation was possible thanks to the invite through Dignity Network Canada, Equitas, and the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

The Human Rights Advocates Program's 2021-22 Annual Program Report is now available.

Click here to read the full report.

Click here to read past HRAP Program Reports.

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Michael Miiro, 2017 HRAP Advocate, was featured on NTV Uganda in a segment titled "PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITY: Activists call for more inclusion and opportunities." Click here to watch the clip.
Michael says: "People with disabilities should stop blaming themselves and blaming the impairment but rather show the world what they can perform and do, so that the employers get the potential and engage to see the employee's prospective abilities." 
Monday, July 18, 2022

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race are glad to inform you that we are now accepting applications for the 2023 International Summer Program on Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Policy (ISSP). This program also enjoys the cooperation of the University of Auckland (New Zealand) and the University of British Columbia (Canada).