Rights Displaced in Mozayik: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

September 23, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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

After a devastating earthquake struck Haiti in 2010, 1.5 million people lost their homes. Four years later, more than 100,000 people continue to live in informal tent cities where they face regular threats of eviction, water and sanitation problems, and security risks. The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice invites you to watch Mozayik, a documentary about life in  More»

CSD Series: Crisis on the Southern Border: Unaccompanied Children Flee to the United States.  Refugees or Illegal Immigrants? Humanitarian or Political Crisis?

September 23, 2014, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

The Puck Building , The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10012-9604

Featuring John Keys, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for Global Affairs; former Senior Vice President, Programs, International Rescue Committee From October 2013 through June 2014, more than 56,000 unaccompanied children, primarily from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, have crossed from Mexico into the US – two times as many who crossed last year, and four times as  More»

CSD Series: Brazil’s Transitional Justice Policies: Perspectives from a Federal Prosecutor

September 30, 2014, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

The Puck Building , The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10012-9604

Featuring Marlon Weichert, CHRGJ Hauser Global Scholar, prosecutor with the Federal Public Ministry of Brazil (Ministério Público Federal). Brazil’s 1988 constitution enshrines a unique mandate for the Brazilian Public Prosecution Service—to defend human rights and the rule of law—in addition to fulfilling its criminal prosecution duties. As a federal prosecutor for nearly 20 years, Marlon  More»

Global Fellows Forums

October 7, 2014, 8:30am - 2:55am

Furman Hall 910
245 Sullivan Street

On behalf of the Global Fellows Program at the Hauser Global Law School, we cordially invite you to attend our Global Fellows Forums to be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in Furman Hall 910 and on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 in D’Agostino Faculty Club.  Below is a list of the speakers and their research  More»

Global Fellows Forums

October 14, 2014, 8:30am - 4:55pm

D\'Agostino Hall
110 West Third Street

On behalf of the Global Fellows Program at the Hauser Global Law School, we cordially invite you to attend our Global Fellows Forums to be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in Furman Hall 910 and on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 in D’Agostino Faculty Club.  Below is a list of the speakers and their research projects.  Research  More»

Past Events

CSD Series: The Place of Human Rights in a Renewed Global Push to End Extreme Poverty

September 16, 2014, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

The Puck Building , The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10012-9604

Featuring Philip Alston, CHRGJ Faculty Director & Co-Chair, UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. The widely endorsed proposal for a universal social protection floor is a perfect example of the deep relevance of human rights to the debate over poverty eradication.  Challenges include overcoming the ambivalence of key international actors, including especially  More»

“Nowhere to Go” Exhibit Opening & CHRGJ Open House

September 11, 2014, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

WILF Hall
139 MacDougal street, 5th floor

CHRGJ invites you to explore its latest photo exhibit, “Nowhere to Go” by Andy Lin, meet CHRGJ faculty and staff, and learn about our upcoming events and projects. CHRGJ presents “Nowhere to Go”—a stunning collection of self-portraits taken in Haitian displacement camps after a catastrophic earthquake hit Haiti in 2010. After the earthquake, many individuals  More»

Housing Rights Activism in Haiti: International Alliances & Challenges

September 11, 2014, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

WILF Hall
139 MacDougal street, 5th floor

About the Event: Please join CHRGJ as it welcomes Haitian housing rights activist Jackson Doliscar along with human rights lawyer and CHRGJ alumna Ellie Happel in a public talk about ongoing activism to combat homelessness and stop evictions in Haiti. After losing their homes in the 2010 earthquake, more than 100,000 people in Haiti still  More»

CSD Series: Update on Rwanda: 20 years after the genocide

September 9, 2014, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

The Puck Building , The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10012-9604

Featuring Jennifer Trahan, Clinical Associate Professor, Center for Global Affairs Twenty years after almost incomprehensible crimes occurred in Rwanda, the country has gone through both remarkable growth and an extensive accountability process related to the genocide. Professor Trahan shares her impressions from her recent field trip to Rwanda and discusses the three tiers of justice  More»