ISHR joins campaign on Indigenous women
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

In May 2018 the Indigenous Peoples Rights Program joined the campaign that aims at making Indigenous Women visible.

There are approximately 185 million Indigenous women in the world, belonging to more than 5,000 different Indigenous peoples. Despite the broad international consensus about the important role Indigenous women play in eradicating hunger and malnutrition, there are still limitations in the recognition and exercise of their rights.

Upcoming Book Collaboration
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

We are excited to announce “Indigenous Youth: Through Their Eyes”, a book collaboration between the UN Global Indigenous Youth Caucus and Columbia University's Institute for the Study of Human Rights, coming in 2019. The book will be edited by Elsa Stamatopoulou, Director of the Indigenous Peoples Rights Program, along with Dali Angel and Victor Lopez-Carmen, two members of the UN Global Indigenous Youth Caucus.

Outcome Report Now Available!
Friday, May 4, 2018

The international symposium was organized and cosponsored by the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society in collaboration with UNESCO, the Secretariat of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations

Available on Academic Commmons
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Indigenous Peoples and Unreported Struggles: Conflict and Peace, this new publication of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights is now on Columbia’s Academic Commons.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The Symposium on Environmental Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls took place fem 14-15 April 2018 at Columbia. It was attended by more than 120 participants from all continents, various UN mandate holders, Indigenous Peoples' organizations, academics and others.