Amnesty at the ICC: Perspectives on Human Rights Advocacy

December 4, 2014, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Wilf 5th Floor Conference Room
139 MacDougal Street
New York, NY

Valid ID and RSVP are required for admission. Please RSVP here http://ow.ly/ENeKE or email Audrey.watne@nyu.edu. Lunch will be served. The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) is pleased to welcome CHRGJ Alumna, Stephanie Barbour, Head of Office at Amnesty International’s Centre for International Justice. In this informal lunchtime discussion, Barbour will discuss her  More»

Past Events

The Nordic Model of Social Democracy: A Conversation with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven

November 19, 2014, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Greenberg Lounge (NYU School of Law)
40 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012

  The Nordic countries with their small open economies, well-developed welfare states and organized labor markets, have given rise to the concept of the Nordic model. In recent years the Nordic model has attracted positive global attention, since the Nordic countries have demonstrated good results in terms of growth, employment, gender equality, competitiveness, living conditions  More»

From Conflict to Accountability: Religious Actors and International Law

November 4, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Furman Hall 214
245 Sullivan Street

Wine and Cheese from 6:30-7PM Valid ID and RSVP required. RSVP here  or email audrey.watne@nyu.edu. Religion makes headlines today often in the context of armed conflicts, clashes with individual liberties, or physical abuses. While religion is sometimes blamed for such violations, the purported conflict between religion and law is not inevitable. So argues Dr. Ioana Cismas  More»

ILHR Fellowship: Meet Former ILHR Fellows

October 29, 2014, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Golding Lounge West, Vanderbilt Hall
40 Washington Square South

The International Law and Human Rights Fellowship Program is coordinated by the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) in cooperation with the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) and with the support of the Public Interest Law Center (PILC). Individuals who are current full-time 1L, 2L, LLM and JSD students at NYU  More»

Gendering the Right to Social Security in the Era of Crisis Governance: the Need for Transformative Strategies

October 29, 2014, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Furman Hall 332
245 Sullivan Street
New York, NY

Please join CHRGJ as we welcome Professor Dianne Otto, Francine V. McNiff Chair in Human Rights Law at Melbourne Law School, and Director of the Institute for International Law and the Humanities (IILAH). Concerns about women’s ‘security’ are today commonly linked to militaristic agendas, even as their social insecurity worsens. In her forthcoming article, Professor  More»