Daniel Alejandro Pinilla
Thursday, January 6, 2022

Advocate Daniel Alejandro Pinilla is participating in the 2021-22 HRAP. He is the Director of Communications for the Americas at the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL).

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

2009 Advocate Mary Akrami and ten other women human rights defenders from Afghanistan were named finalists for the European Parliament's 2021 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Mary is the founder of the Afghan Women's Skills Development Center and the executive director of the Afghan Women's Network.

Monday, November 22, 2021

2016 Advocate Jeffrey Wambaya of ISHTAR MSM in Kenya presented two papers with senior staff from SAGE—Advocacy and Services for LGBT at the International Federation on Ageing 15th Global Conference, which was held in Canada in November. The papers were Advances and Challenges in Ageing Specific to LGBT People and Religious and Cultural Norms in Ageing.

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Kemal Pervanic, who attended the 2012 Human Rights Advocates Program, and Project V Architecture of the UK recently won the silver prize for Europe from the the Swiss Lafarge-Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction for their project Restoring Common Ground in Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Friday, October 29, 2021

Join ISHR in welcoming the 2021-22 HRAP cohort to Columbia University! Twelve advocates working on issues including LGBTQI+ rights, indigenous peoples’ rights, youth development, capacity building, and disability rights will spend the fall semester online attending skill-based workshops, making presentations about their work and networking. In the spring, they will join us on campus for the continuation of HRAP which at that time will include participating in academic courses and further engagement with Columbia University and the human rights community in NYC and DC.