Legal Empowerment Strategies to Advance the Health and Nutrition Rights of Women in South Asia

February 22, 2017, 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Vanderbilt Hall, Room 220
40 Washington Square South, New York University School of Law
New York, NY 10012

Please RSVP here and bring ID to access NYU building. This event is free and open to the NYU Community. Light food and drinks will be provided.   About the event Join us for a talk with Sara Hossain, human rights lawyer and Executive Director of BLAST,  a leading legal aid organization in Bangladesh. Sara will be  More»

Human Rights and the “War on Terror”: Holding the United States Accountable in Foreign Jurisdictions

February 24, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Furman Hall, 326
245 Sullivan Street
New York, NY 10012

Please RSVP here and bring ID to access NYU building. This event is free and open to the NYU community. Hosted by PILC and CHRGJ Pizza will be served! About the event Please join the Public Interest Law Center and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice for a lunch discussion on efforts to seek legal accountability for  More»

Past Events

Reducing Violence by Reducing Prisons: Responding to Massacres, Mafias, and Mass Incarceration in Brazil

February 14, 2017, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Puck Building - Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue
295 Lafayette street, 2nd floor

Tweet RSVP  Fernando Ribeiro Delgado Conflict, Security, and Development Series About the talk: A series of massacres in January 2017 has brought renewed attention to Brazil’s prison problems. Authorities have responded with pledges to build more detention centers, to broaden use of solitary confinement, and to deploy the military. This talk problematizes these dominant proposals  More»

Human Rights in an Illiberal Age

February 8, 2017, 12:45pm - 2:00pm

Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY

RSVP NYU Law Forum The international human rights system is facing unprecedented attacks from a combination of longstanding authoritarian regimes and an increasing array of illiberal democracies. What are the principal challenges for the human rights movement, especially but not only in the United States?  Is human rights a discourse whose time has passed, or  More»

Digital Security Training

December 5, 2016, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Vanderbilt Hall 202
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

Please RSVP here and bring ID to access NYU building. This event is open to all NYU law students. Light lunch will be provided.  In the age of surveillance, protecting yourself online is more important than ever. Come learn privacy and security tools for mobile phone, computer and Internet usage from experts at the Freedom of the  More»

CONFRONTING EVIL: ENGAGING OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO PREVENT GENOCIDE

December 1, 2016, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Room 1008
55 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

RSVP by November 28th to Cardozo.CLIHHR@yu.edu Refreshments will be served Book Launch Join us for a discussion with Dr. James Waller on his new book, which aims to rework the way in which genocide is discussed. He proposes a series of preventative mechanisms, methods for the prevention of further atrocities, and a system for rebuilding post-genocide.  More»