Current News at the Institute

Olena Semenova, Ukraine
Monday, December 4, 2017

The Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is pleased to highlight 2017 Advocate Olena Semenova of Ukraine.

By Sydney Amoakoh
Friday, December 1, 2017

On Friday, November 17th and Saturday, the 18th, Professor Inga Winkler and students from her class on UN Human Rights Bodies in collaboration with the Universal Rights Group hosted a roundtable on the catalytic role the UNHRC’s thematic Special Rapporteurs play in the promotion of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs).

A New Publication of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights
Friday, December 1, 2017

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new book of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights. The book is a contribution of the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program to the Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

The book is available on Columbia’s Academic Commons. Click here to access the full text.

Carlos René Asúnsolo Morales, Mexico
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is pleased to highlight 2017 Advocate Carlos René Asúnsolo Morales of Mexico. 

By Matheus Hernandez
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

On November 3, 2017, the Harriman Institute, the Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Columbia Political Science Department hosted a book talk with Kathryn Sikkink (Harvard University).