From Rhetoric to Remedy: Human Rights in the Struggle against Poverty

October 27, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Lipton Hall
108 West Third street
New York, NY 10012

Panel discussion hosted by the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ). A brief reception will follow the event. More than twenty years since the Vienna Declaration affirmed that development and human rights were interdependent and mutually reinforcing, most major development agencies and organizations committed to tackling poverty have formally acknowledged the centrality of human rights to  More»

Should international human rights law regulate the use of drones, detention, and surveillance extraterritorially?

October 28, 2014, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

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

        National institutions and policymakers have long clashed with international human rights bodies and advocates over the application of international human rights law to actions taken beyond national borders. These disputes continue to intensify as the US, the UK, and other countries increasingly engage in national security operations abroad.  From the expanded  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

Wilf 5th Floor Conference Room
139 MacDougal 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»

From Conflict to Accountability: Religious Actors and International Law

November 4, 2014, 6:30pm

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»

Past Events

Haiti, Justice, and the United Nations

October 23, 2014, 5:30pm

Vanderbilt 206, NYU School of Law
40 Washington Sq. S.

  The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice and the Law Students for Human Rights invite you to join us for a screening of Al Jazeera’s “Haiti in the Time of Cholera” followed by a discussion on Georges v. United Nations. The panel will feature Sebastian Walker (Correspondent, Al Jazeera Fault Lines), Singeli Agnew  More»

ILHR Fellowship: Information Meeting for 1Ls and 2Ls

October 22, 2014, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Furman Hall, Room 216
245 Sullivan street

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»

CSD Series: Democratic Regression in Southeast Asia and its Implications

October 21, 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 Josh Kurlantzick, Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations Since the late 2000s, Southeast Asia’s democratization has stalled and, in some of the region’s most economically and strategically important nations, gone into reverse. The region’s rollback from democracy reflects a worrying global retrenchment toward anti-democratic political change, with significant implications for  More»

ILHR Fellowship: Information Meeting for LLMs

October 17, 2014, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

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»