Past Events

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is one of the world’s best-known and most translated documents. When it was presented to the UN General Assembly in December in 1948, Eleanor Roosevelt, chair of the writing group, called it a “Magna Carta for all mankind”.

October 12, 2018
Participants from 23 countries gathered at the Columbia Global Center in Paris on October 5 and 6 as part of a workshop of the Women and Gender in Global Affairs Network (WGGA) convened by Yasmine Ergas, director of the Gender and Public Policy specialization at Columbia SIPA.
Thursday, October 11, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us to learn about students' summer internships and volunteer work in the field of human rights!

Friday, October 5, 2018 12:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Trouble in Paradise: French Polynesia (Tahiti, Bora Bora and the land of Gaugin)

Please join the SIPA Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy Concentration as well as the Institute for the Study of Human Rights in welcoming Oscar Temaru to Columbia University.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Please join us for a screening of 82 Names: Syria: Please Don't Forget Us - a documentary film that traces the journey of Mansour Omari, a survivor of torture and imprisonment in Syria.