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Wednesday, September 30, 2020
During summer 2020, three Columbia University students volunteered with organizations affiliated with the Alliance of Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellowship (AHDA) alumni and one with an organization affiliated with the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) alumni. These opportunities were created through the Summer Volunteer Program based at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

2018 Advocate Marijana Savic, the director of Atina in Belgrade, Serbia, has been recognized by the online magazine CATALYST as one of five feminists around the world working to end femicide. The article is available here

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

This October, The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University is holding two workshops as part of its Human Rights Training Series.

Arts, Human Rights, and Social Change

Online - Dates for live sessions: October 2, 9 & 16 from 12:30pm - 3:30 pm ET

This interactive workshop will explore the intersection of the arts and human rights and how it is used to catalyze social change in communities across the globe, and inspire human rights movements. 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Each individual has the right to participate in the conduct of public affairs, including through free and fair elections by universal and equal suffrage. Moreover, elections are an essential means through which we can support representatives who are committed to defending and promoting laws and policies that are respectful of human rights. Through this series that addresses both research and advocacy, we will explore various ways in which elections can be a powerful tool for change and tactics for addressing efforts to restrict and manipulate electoral processes.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

With the launch of the Special Issue of the Journal of International Criminal Justice, on 21 July 2020, the UN Team of Experts on the Rule of Law and Sexual Violence in Confl