CHRGJ Publishes Fall 2014 Newsletter

CHRGJ is the hub of human rights study at NYU School of Law, the top-ranked program for international law in the country and one of the premier law schools in the world. chrgj.org   In this Newsletter: Staff News UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Just Security Blog Fall Global Justice Clinic  More»

Press Release: Rendition Victim Seeks Second Chance at Justice

Contact: Margaret Satterthwaite: +1-212-998-6657/+1-347-277-5035/ margaret.satterthwaite@nyu.edu RENDITION VICTIM SEEKS SECOND CHANCE AT JUSTICE Case against Djibouti Demonstrates Urgent Need for Transparency about CIA Rendition Program NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2014 New evidence confirms Djibouti’s key role in the CIA extraordinary rendition program and the secret detention of Mohammed al-Asad, according to the NYU Global Justice Clinic,  More»

Watch Video of CHRGJ & Just Security Panel: Should international human rights law regulate the use of drones, detention, and surveillance extraterritorially?

      About the Event: National institutions and policymakers have long clashed with international human rights bodies and advocates over the application of international human rights law to actions taken beyond national borders. These disputes continue to intensify as the US, the UK, and other countries increasingly engage in national security operations abroad.  From  More»

International Organizations Clinic Publishes “The Changing Role of the World Bank Inspection Panel: Responding to Contemporary Challenges at the World Bank”

The International Organizations Clinic at NYU School of Law has published a report: “The Changing Role of the World Bank Inspection Panel: Responding to Contemporary Challenges at the World Bank”. The World Bank Inspection Panel—an independent mechanism that accepts third party complaints against the World Bank—faces new challenges as a result of recent institutional reforms  More»

International Organizations Clinic Publishes “Accountability Through Civic Participation in the Post-2015 Development Agenda”

The International Organizations Clinic at NYU School of Law has published a report establishing an integrated framework of accountability for the international development agenda after the 2015 Millennium Development Goals target date. The report calls for the post-2015 development agenda to include the following clear political commitment: In order to guarantee effective and inclusive participation in implementing and  More»