Transitional Justice and Human Rights Writers Workshop

March 31, 2015, 12:30pm - 1:45am

WILF Hall 5th Floor conference room
139 MacDougal Street
New York, New York

Light snacks will be served, please feel free to bring your own “brown bag” lunch. Attendance is limited. Papers will be distributed to registered attendees only, via email. Register here. Featuring Saif Ansari presenting a paper on international criminal law and Carla De Ycaza  presenting a paper on post-conflict transitional justice in Africa. The Center for Human Rights  More»

The Human Rights-Based Approach in Practice: Water & Sanitation in the Bas-Congo

April 2, 2015, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

WILF Hall 5th Floor conference room
139 MacDougal Street
New York, New York

Valid ID and RSVP required. RSVP here or email Angela.Mew@nyu.edu. Lunch will be provided. CHRGJ is pleased to welcome Scholar in Residence, Tine Destrooper, to discuss her recent article “The human rights-based approach to development.” Using new empirical material from the Villages et Écoles Assainis (Sanitized Schools and Villages) program, a program promoting the rights  More»

Human Rights Practice Series: Investigating Corporate Human Rights Abuses in the US and Abroad

April 9, 2015, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

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

Valid ID and RSVP required. RSVP here or email Angela.Mew@nyu.edu. Lunch will be provided. CHRGJ is pleased to welcome Chris Albin-Lackey, senior researcher in the Business and Human Rights Program at Human Rights Watch, to discuss his experiences conducting fact-finding on violations of economic, social, and cultural rights in the United States and abroad. Albin-Lackey will  More»

Transitional Justice and Human Rights Writers Workshop

April 14, 2015, 12:30pm - 1:45am

WILF Hall 5th Floor conference room
139 MacDougal Street
New York, New York

Light snacks will be served, please feel free to bring your own “brown bag” lunch. Attendance is limited. Papers will be distributed to registered attendees only, via email. Register here. Featuring Harry Hobbs  presenting a paper on transitional justice in liberal democratic states and Ollie Persey  presenting a paper on freedom of religion in international human rights law. The Center for  More»

Past Events

Outcomes of the Brazilian Truth Commission: achievements, failures and challenges

March 26, 2015, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

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

Valid ID and RSVP required. RSVP here or email Audrey.Watne@nyu.edu. Lunch will be provided. CHRGJ is pleased to welcome Hauser Global Fellow Marlon Weichert to discuss the outcomes of Brazil’s National Truth Commission. Brazil instituted a the truth commission in 2012 to investigate gross human rights violations perpetrated in the country from 1946 until 1988, but mainly those  More»

Rights at Risk in Haiti: Access to Information & Participation in Development [Washington DC]

March 19, 2015, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Human Rights Watch
1630 Connecticut Avenue NW, 5th Floor
Washington, D.C.

RSVP by March 17: klasina@hrw.org Human Rights Watch and the Global Justice Clinic will host a roundtable discussion with members of the Kolektif Jistis Min an Ayiti (or the Justice in Mining Collective) and Mega Projects Observatory. The Kolektif is a coalition of civil society and social movement organizations advocating for the respect of human  More»

Human Rights Practice Series: Food Security Governance: Empowering Communities, Regulating Corporations

March 12, 2015, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

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

Valid ID and RSVP required. RSVP here or email Audrey.Watne@nyu.edu. Lunch will be provided. Today’s global food system generates hunger alongside of land grabs, food waste, health problems, massive greenhouse gas emissions. Nora McKeon’s just-released book explains why we find ourselves in this situation and explores what we can do to change it. In her  More»

Tax Justice for Gender Equality: Capacity-building session for women’s rights advocates & activists

March 11, 2015, 1:00pm - 5:30pm

Furman Hall, Room 608
245 Sullivan St.

    This event is invitation only. If you are interested in attending, email Nikki Reisch at nikki.reisch@nyu.edu. The number of participants will be limited to 25, to allow for real dialogue, exchange and personalized learning. Those interested in attending will be asked to send a short expression of interest and fill in a short needs  More»