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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

To mark the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), the University of Colorado Law School and the Secretariat of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues are organizing an international conference September 13-14, 2017 in Boulder Colorado.

ISHR's Director of the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program, Prof. Elsa Stamatopoulou, will be in attendance.

By Zina Precht-Rodriguez, Columbia College ’19
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
This summer, Columbia College student Zina Precht-Rodriguez participated in an eight-week international internship program sponsored by Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR). Her research interests include climate policy and intergenerational justice.
New ISHR report examines EU-mediated dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A new report from David L. Phillips, the Director of the Program on Peacebuilding and Rights, criticizes the EU-mediated dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia, and recommends a more robust and collaborative role for the EU and United States.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race is pleased to mark the Fifth Anniversary of the Summer Program on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Policy/Indigenous Studies Summer Program (ISSP) by launching, among other things, a webpage with profiles of alumni.

From 2013 to 2017 some 140 participants from forty countries and many Indigenous Peoples have attended ISSP. CESR is proud to have hosted people from all continents who continue to engage with Indigenous Peoples’ rights for years to come.

Rebecca Adami
Monday, August 28, 2017

Congratulation to former visiting scholar Dr. Rebecca Adami on the publication of three articles examining the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and, in particularly, the important role played by non-western female UN delegates in that process.