CHRGJ Job Announcement: Program Manager

  The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice is seeking a full-time Program Manager to start immediately. This position is based in New York City. About the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) CHRGJ was created in 2002 as a hub for human rights study, research, and practice at NYU School of  More»

CHRGJ Summer Legal Internship Deadline Extended

** Deadline Extended to January 25, 2017 ** The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU Law is still accepting applications for its full-time summer legal internship program, which will run from June 1 to August 11, 2017. Through CHRGJ’s Summer Legal Internship Program, law students will have the opportunity to work with the  More»

CHRGJ Seeks Consultant for Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Project

Consultant, Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Project Application Deadline: December 31, 2016 Philip Alston, John Norton Pomeroy Professor of Law and Faculty Director and Co-Chair of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ), is seeking to hire a Consultant for CHRGJ’s Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Project, which provides assistance to Professor Alston’s  More»

Brazil 20-year public expenditure cap will breach human rights, UN expert warns

Versão em português NEW YORK (9 December 2016) – Government plans to freeze social spending in Brazil for 20 years are entirely incompatible with the country’s human rights obligations, according to Philip Alston, Faculty Chair and Co-Director of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty  More»

Research Assistant Position Available

Professor Ryan Goodman seeks an assistant to research primarily in fields of U.S. national security law and international law involving use of force and armed conflict for the Spring 2017 semester. Must be a matriculated NYU Law student [1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, LLMs welcome to apply]. Apply ASAP by sending a brief 1-2 paragraphs explaining interest  More»

Good news and bad news for persons affected by cholera in Haiti, declares Alston

The United Nations’ ‘new approach’ to its role in bringing cholera to Haiti is an important step in the right direction, according to the UN independent human rights expert whose report  leaked to The New York Times in August and provoked the rethinking of the UN’s six-year long policy of denying all responsibility. “Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s  More»

Philip Alston to give public lectures in London and the Netherlands

On Thursday, December 1, CHRGJ Co-Chair and Faculty Director Philip Alston will give the keynote address at the Limburg Principles and Migration Conference in Maastricht, followed by the Centre for the Study of Human Rights International Human Rights Day Public Lecture at the London School of Economics that evening. On Friday, December 2, Professor Alston will  More»