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Monday, September 6, 2021

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race are glad to inform you that we are now accepting applications for the 2022 International Summer Program on Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Policy (ISSP). This program also enjoys the cooperation of the University of Auckland (New Zealand) and the University of British Columbia (Canada).

Sunday, September 5, 2021

AHDA alumna Bonita Bennett and ISHR lecturer Louis Bickford are participating in the series of webinars ‘Curating Cultures of Memory’ under the World Art and Memory Museum project, funded by Robert Bosch Stiftung.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Last week the director of ISHR's Program on Peacebuilding and Human Rights - David L. Phillips - wrote an op-ed in The Boston Globe entitled "Biden faces vexing questions about counterterrorism". In it, he analyzes what the Biden administration can take away from the developments in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The Massive Open Online Course on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights prepared by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights thanks to a Provost’s award just completed its first cycle after 10 months (November 2020 to August 2021). The course was created in collaboration with Indigenous experts from around the world as well as Columbia’s CTL team.

 

Monday, August 30, 2021

2020-21 Advocate Itoro Douglas Ekanem of Nigeria has been elected Chair of The PACT, an international coalition of 128 youth-led and youth-serving organizations and networks working “to advance  sexual and reproductive health and rights and reach the end AIDS by 2030.” The PACT pursues “youth-led advocacy and accountability at all levels, fighting for SRHR for all young people.”