Ryan Goodman to Speak on Counterterrorism and the Law

On Tuesday, November 1, CHRGJ Co-Chair and Faculty Director Ryan Goodman will join NYU law colleagues in a panel titled Counterterrorism and the Law: The Shifting Strategic Territory, an event organized by the Center on Law and Security. Professor Goodman will speak alongside Professor Jeremy Waldron and Dorit Beinisch, former President  of the Supreme Court  More»

Pablo de Greiff to Speak on the Destruction of Cultural Heritage

On Thursday, October 27, CHRGJ Transitional Justice Project Director Pablo de Greiff will join several experts in a panel titled Time to End Intentional Destruction of Cultural Heritage: A Human Rights Call to Action, a UN General Assembly side event organized by the UN Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights Karima Bennoune. De  More»

ILHR Fellowship Program: Call for Applications

Information Session: October 19, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Applications Due: November 9, 12 pm  Applications for the 2016-2017 International Law and Human Rights Fellowship Program are now available online. CHRGJ coordinates the ILHR Fellowship Program with the Institute for International Law and Justice and the support of the Public Interest Law Center. Join us for a lunch information session and orientation on Wednesday, October 19 at  More»

UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Philip Alston publishes unedited report on UN responsibility for cholera in Haiti

A nurse checking a young patient in an isolation ward in Protection of Civilians site 1. United Nations Photo June 25, 2015. The full report is available here. From the report summary: Cholera arrived in Haiti in October 2010, soon after the arrival of a new contingent of United Nations peacekeepers from a cholera-infected region.  The scientific  More»

CHRGJ Hosts Discussion on China’s Human Rights Discourse

Tweet On Friday, June 24, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law hosted a discussion with Dr. Wim Muller, as part of its Human Rights in Practice Series, which addresses current issues in human rights practice on the basis of groundbreaking scholarship. Muller is a Lecturer in Public International  More»

CHRGJ co-hosts Discussion on the Protection of Civilians

Tweet During a panel discussion about the legal challenges of the protection of civilians, held at the NYU School of Law on Thursday June 23, Mona Khalil of Independent Diplomat, Scott Sheeran, the senior Legal Counsel of the New Zealand Permanent Mission to the UN, and Siobhan Wills, professor of Law at the Transitional Justice  More»

Director of CHRGJ’s Program on Transitional Justice, Pablo de Greiff, Warns of Continuous Impunity After Second Visit to Burundi as Member of UNIIB Mission

Tweet At the conclusion of their second visit to Burundi, the three human rights experts of the United Nations Independent Investigation on Burundi (UNIIB) called for concrete steps to be taken to end the crisis in the country. The UNIIB is composed of Mr. Christof Heyns (South Africa), the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary  More»