Past Events

Friday, October 20, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Columbia Libraries' Center for Human Rights Documentation & Research holds one of the single largest collections of human rights archives in the country, including the records of groups such as Amnesty International USA, Human Rights Watch, and the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

Join us and mix, share, and learn from the experience of our distinguished colleagues of the Human Rights Advocates Program!

Lunch and refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

Pierre Claver Mbonimpa will speak about the current crisis in Burundi and recent findings by the UN Human Rights Council that Burundi's top leaders and security agencies have committed crimes against humanity.

Monday, October 16, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted two years ago, making it an opportune time for a first stocktaking. The SDGs make the central promise to Leave No One Behind and include a dedicated goal to reduce inequalities.

Monday, October 16, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

During book talk entitled "Incitement on Trial: Prosecuting International Speech Crimes" with Professor Richard Ashby Wilson, the participants will discuss how international and national armed conflicts are usually preceded by a media campaign in which public figures foment ethnic, national, raci