Current News at the Institute

Monday, July 17, 2017

2016 HRAP alumnus Aehshatou Manu of Cameroon participated in the  annual session of the United Nations' Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) held in Geneva in July 2017.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Elsadig Elsheikh, a 2009 HRAP alumnus, co-authored a new report on global migration titled Moving Targets: An Analysis of Global Forced Migration.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Professor Elsa Stamatopoulou, Director of the Program on Indigenous Peoples' Rights at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, led the 2017 Indigenous Studies Summer Program hosted by the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER).

AMICC Promotes Teaching ICC
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The American NGO Coalition for the ICC (AMICC) and the Washington University School of Law convened on June 1st in St. Louis for a conference of academics specializing in the International Criminal Court (ICC).  The aim of the gathering was to provide assistance to those teaching the ICC without substantive institutional support.

Monday, July 10, 2017

The networking that takes place during the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) continues even after the program ends.

Between 1989 and 2016, a total of 317 human rights advocates from 88 countries attended HRAP. The many alumni and friends of the program make up a growing and active network around the world. Members of the HRAP community continue to meet and support one another far beyond their time at Columbia University.