Past Events

9th Annual Emilio Mignone Lecture on Transitional Justice: Reckoning with Racial Injustice in the United States

November 9, 2017, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Lipton Hall
110 West Third street
New York, NY 10012

The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law and the International Center on Transitional Justice are pleased to announce that that Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, and Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, will join ICTJ President David Tolbert in conversation for the ninth  More»

American Poverty and Taxation: The Distributive & Human Rights Impact of Tax Reform

November 1, 2017, 12:45pm - 2:00pm

Furman Hall 212
245 Sullivan Street
New York, NY

American Poverty and Human Rights Series Join us for a panel discussion on how the U.S. tax system affects the human rights of people living in poverty. How will proposed changes to the tax code impact poverty and inequality? What might alternative tax reforms look like? David Kamin NYU School of Law Niko Lusiani Center  More»

“It Stays With You: Use of Force by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti” Film Screening & Conversation

October 30, 2017, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Vanderbilt 206
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY

Between 2005 and 2007, UN peacekeeping troops carried out several raids on Cité Soleil, a severely economically depressed neighborhood of Port au Prince. Scores of people, including children, were killed and many more injured. This documentary returns to Cité Soleil to examine the impact of those raids on the community and to find out how  More»