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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Starting February 2019, 21 indigenous women leaders from around the world started participating at the sixth annual Global Leadership School of Indigenous Women of FIMI, the International Indigenous Women’s Forum. The program lasts until May 2019 and focuses on human rights and international advocacy skills. It has a number of components: online, face-to-face classes, the three-day seminar at Columbia University, attendance of the annual session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and a monitoring process through FIMI’s virtual platform.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

David L. Phillips (ISHR) moderated a discussion with John Prendergast and Suliman Baldo (Enough Project). The event was held on April 11, the day President Omer al-Bashir was removed as President. Sudan's political transition is volatile and ongoing.

Monday, April 15, 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the the book Global Indigenous Youth: Through Their Eyes. The book, written by Indigenous young authors from the seven Indigenous sociocultural regions, is the result of a collaboration between the Global Indigenous Youth Caucus and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights.The launch will take place during the 18th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, on 25 April.
A Conversation with 2012 HRAP Alumnus Kemal Pervanic
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

In early April, 2012 Advocate Kemal Pervanic spoke on “Grassroots Peace-Building in Bosnia Working with Youth and the Arts” at Columbia University in a dialogue sponsored by the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP), and the Harriman Institute at Columbia University. Kemal’s talk served as the third feature for HRAP’s 30th Anniversary (1989-2019) Alumni Speaker Series.