Current News at the Institute

Two new articles co-authored by ISHR's Joanne Bauer
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

In September, ISHR's Business and Human Rights Program director Joanne Bauer and Liz Umlas, Senior Fellow of the Croatan Institute, published two articles looking at the human rights considerations of certified B Corporations and benefit corporations, a relatively new form of social enterprise.

By Malcolm Katrak, guest blogger
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Monday, October 9, 2017

In commemoration of this day Native American Council of Columbia University will be hosting a celebration on Columbia University's Sundial. Below is an outline of the day's events:

By David L. Phillips
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
2016 Advocate Organizes Dialogue to Protect Human Rights Defenders
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

2016 Advocate Mulshid Muwonge, Jr. organized a community dialogue in western Uganda to discuss issues affecting the security and safety of female human rights defenders in the region. The dialogue included law enforcement officers, probation officers, officers responsible for family and child protection, community development officers, religious leaders, and representatives from cultural institutions.