Monday, March 18, 2024
On March 8th, 2024, International Women’s Day, Elsa Stamatopoulou, Director of  ISHR’s Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program, was granted a Lifetime Achievement Award by the New York City Bar Association, on the occasion of the 5th International Law Conference on the Status of Women.
Thursday, March 14, 2024
By Elsa Stamatopoulou*
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights and its Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program are committed to spreading knowledge about the rights of Indigenous Peoples within Columbia and around the world. One of the Institute’s recent initiatives was to create the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Indigenous Peoples Rights with a global perspective.
In the past month, two important initiatives of our work partners were carried out that we were pleased to participate in and support.
Wednesday, March 13, 2024

On Monday, February 26th, 2016 Advocate Jeffrey Walimba Wambaya, a program manager at ISHTAR MSM in Kenya, met with participants in the current Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR). Jeffrey was joined by ISHTAR’s director, Peter Njane. ISHTAR is a community-based organization that advances the sexual health rights of Men who have sex with Men (MSM), works to reduce the stigma and discrimination affecting them, and advocates for their rights to access health care, including STI/HIV and AIDS related care and treatment.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

2021-22 Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) Fellow, Mphathisi Ndlovu, recently published a book he co-edited. The book is titled "Remembering Mass Atrocities: Perspectives on Memory Struggles and Cultural Representations in Africa." Two other fellows in the 2021-22 AHDA cohort, Ngozika Anthonia Obi-Ani and Pedro Gonzalez Corona, contributed chapters to the book.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

2018 Advocate Marijana Savic, the executive director of Atina NGO in Serbia, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (UNVTF).  Atina provides long-term and comprehensive support to women and girls, survivors of human trafficking and other forms of exploitation. More information is available here.