Monday, October 24, 2022
The 2022 Program (3 to 21 October 2022) was successfully completed on October 21st. The Program is cosponsored by Columbia’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race and enjoys the collaboration of the University of British Columbia and the University of Auckland.
Twenty-two participants from ten countries participated in this year’s Program, which took place in a remote format.
Monday, October 24, 2022
Aviâja Egede Lynge,  Spokesperson for Children’s Rights in Greenland, gave a talk at Columbia on the above-mentioned topic on October 17th, 2022. The event was co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race.
Monday, October 24, 2022
ISHR was just informed that Columbia's University Seminars Committee has awarded  $5,000 towards publication costs of our book that Duke is publishing next year on Indigenous Peoples and Borders. The book is co-edited by Prof. Sheryl Lightfoot and Prof. Elsa Stamatopoulou. It contains fourteen chapters, has an interdisciplinary approach, and puts forward a global perspective from authors writing from around the world.  The relevant Committee of University Seminars responded to the application of Prof.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

A recent commentary in Liberia’s Daily Observer newspaper highlighted 1990 Advocate Tiawan Saye Gongloe who is the Liberian People’s Party (LPP) candidate for the 2023 general election. About Gongloe who is “Liberia’s renowned human rights lawyer, former President of the Liberia National Bar Association, and Associate Professor of Law at the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law,” the commentary in part said: “Aside from Dr.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Exit, Africa’s largest LGBTQIA+ newspaper, has selected 2016 HRAP Advocate Samuel Matsikure as one of its 2022 Queer Warriors. This honor is awarded to “iconic leaders across the African continent that are fearless in their convictions; and give their minds, bodies and souls to the greater LGBTQIA+community, all in the name of love.”