Current News at the Institute

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

ISHR instructor Inga Winkler co-authored an article in the International Journal of Human Rights on inequalities in the Sustainable Development Agenda. The article, titled Leaving no one behind? Persistent inequalities in the SDGs, examines how disaggregating data can be used to monitor inequalities affecting marginalized groups associated with particular group identities protected by human rights law that are not receiving sufficient attention.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

On July 31st students in the Summer Human Rights Program attended a site visit to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, organized by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Graduate, undergraduate, and visiting human rights students met with Kelly L. Razzouk, Human Rights Adviser at the Mission and had the opportunity to ask questions about the United States’ engagement with the UN system on human rights. Ms. Razzouk also discussed priority human rights issue areas and U.S.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

ISHR is developing new training opportunities for those engaged in human rights and social justice work and we want your input. Please fill out our survey and tell us the kinds of workshops you would be interested in attending, as well as your potential interest in facilitating workshops.

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Strategic U.S. Ally in a Tough Neighborhood
Friday, July 28, 2017

David L. Phillips, Director of the Program on Peacebuilding and Rights, contributed to a special report prepared by The Washington Times Advocacy Department titled The Kurdistan Region: Strategic U.S. Ally in a Tough Neighborhood.

David's contribution titled Don’t blame the Kurds for Iraq’s unraveling can be accessed here.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Friederike Bubenzer, a 2015 Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) Fellow, co-authored a new report on post-conflict mental health and psychosocial support processes as they relate to the peacebuilding.