Wednesday, March 31, 2021

On behalf of the International House Davis Projects for Peace Adjudication Committee, and the Davis United World Scholars Program, 2019 Advocate Mariano Ruiz was awarded a Davis Projects for Peace grant for his project, Creating Diverse Communities for Receiving Syrian Refugees in Argentina. He is among 12 in the International House community who will carry out projects in 11 different countries this summer - along with 10 winners from last summer whose projects were put on hold due to the pandemic.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

The United Nations Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) named 2009 Advocate Mary Akrami of Afghanistan a member of its newest campaign which calls on the world to invest in 1,000 women leaders working to build peace in 1,000 crisis-affected communities by the end of 2025. Mary is the  Executive Director of the Afghan Women’s Network (AWN), a WPHF partner in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Along with other LGBTQI leaders in Uganda, 2019 Advocate Joanita Warry "Biggie" Ssenfuka (right), the ED of Freedom and Roam Uganda, met with the US Ambassador Natalie E. Brown (left). 

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

With the support of the United Nations Democracy Fund, 2016 Advocate Raoul Kitungano Mulondani and his team at Justice for All organized a training for 30 journalists from South Kivu and Bukavu, the DRC. The journalists learned how to report on the collection and allocation of subnational revenues in the mining sector in an effort to monitor mining royalties and ensure that local communities receive fair profits from mining.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

1996 Advocate TJ Kaguri spoke to current HRAP participants as well as HRAP alumni about his 20-year journey educating HIV/AIDS orphans in southwestern Uganda through the organization he founded, Nyaka.  Kaguri has built two primary schools and one secondary and vocational school. Nyaka's programming has impacted more than 60,000 children.