Past Events

Transnational Injustices: Renditions, Expulsions, and Abductions of Persons Suspected of Terrorism

October 16, 2017, 12:45pm - 2:15pm

Lester Pollack Colloquium Room
245 Sullivan Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY

Join us for a moderated discussion marking the U.S. launch of the International Commission of Jurists’ report, Transnational Injustices: National Security Transfers and International Law. Panelists will discuss the ongoing practice of states unlawfully rendering people accused of terrorism, particularly in Russia and Central Asia, and explore with the audience the extent to which the  More»

ILHR Fellowship Information Session

October 4, 2017, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Furman Hall 212
245 Sullivan Street

Learn more about the International Law & Human Rights Fellowship Program at this information session hosted by the Center for Human Rights & Global Justice (CHRGJ), the Institute for International Law & Justice (IILJ), and the Public Interest Law Center (PILC). The program offers the opportunity to complete a specialized training program in international law,  More»

American Poverty and Disaster Recovery: A Human Rights Approach

September 20, 2017, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Furman Hall 310
245 Sullivan St, NYU School of Law

American Poverty and Human Rights Series Colette Pichon Battle, Executive Director, US Human Rights Network At a time when the United States is reeling from the latest wave of climate-related catastrophes, including devastating hurricanes, droughts, and wildfires, Pichon Battle will discuss how disasters and disaster recovery efforts affect the human rights of the poorest and  More»

Social Media Activism – Lunchtime Talk with Raull Santiago

September 19, 2017, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Golding Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall
40 Washington Square South

Join us for a conversation with Raull Santiago, a human rights activist, media maker, and resident of the Complexo do Alemão favelas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Raull will talk about his work as co-founder of Coletivo Papo Reto (Straight Talk Collective), a network of young activists that uses social media to tell their own  More»