News

12 February-7 May 2021
Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Columbia’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights (Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program) and the International Indigenous Women’s Forum (IIWF/FIMI) will hold the Seminar Series as part of FIMI’s Global Leadership School of Indigenous Women, Program on Human Rights and International Advocacy Skills.

These seminars have been held at Columbia since 2013. The Seminar Series will be conducted remote in 2021.

Seminar Series overview, goals and methodology

Monday, December 28, 2020

Columbia University has recently announced the inaugural cohort of recipients for its Scholarship for Displaced Students. Created and administered by the Columbia Global Centers, the program provides tuition, housing, and living support for refugees and other displaced students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. 

Thursday, December 17, 2020

On December 11th Independent UN human rights experts expressed serious concern over the arrest and charges brought against an indigenous leader, for peacefully protesting a political rally held last July at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, located on treaty lands of the Great Sioux Nation.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

HRAP alumni Biggie Nkali of FARUG in Uganda and Marijana Savic of NVO Atina in Serbia participated in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence which is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

The Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) is a capacity-building program that brings together scholars, advocates, journalists, educators, artists, policy makers, and others who work on historical dialogue. The program entails skills-building workshops, graduate coursework, public dialogue and networking with experts and organizations at Columbia and around the world.