CSD Series: Who Protects Education? A Case Study of the Global Movement to Protect Education and the Protection of Education in Palestine

March 3, 2015, 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 Amy Kapit, Research Director, Assessment of Learning Outcomes and Social Effects in Community-Based Education, Afghanistan In 2010, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack was established to advocate for protecting schools, students, and teachers in areas of armed conflict. However, the structure of the international humanitarian system has limited the “on-the-ground impact” of the  More»

Forced Disappearance of Persons in the Jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

March 4, 2015, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Vanderbilt Hall 204
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

Valid ID and RSVP required. RSVP here or email Audrey.Watne@nyu.edu.  Cheese and Wine will be served. Please Join Law Students for Human Rights and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice for a discussion with Judge Eduardo Ferrer Mac-Gregor Poisot from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.  The lecture explores the core elements of the Inter-American  More»

Transitional Justice and Human Rights Writers Workshop: Individuals in International Legal Theory

March 6, 2015, 12:30pm - 1:45am

Furman Hall 110
245 Sullivan Street

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 Tamar Megiddo presenting “The Everyday Life of International Law: The Role of People in the Practice of International Law” and Nasser Alreshaid presenting on self-determination, minorities, and  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»

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»

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»

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

CSD Series: Voting for Violence: Why Paramilitaries Fare Well at the Polls

February 24, 2015, 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 Mary Beth Altier, Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor, Center for Global Affairs. What explains the willingness of citizens to support armed groups at the polls? Paramilitary organizations such as Hezbollah and Hamas have fared well in a series of recent elections deemed relatively free and fair by the international community. Few studies examine why these violent  More»

A Conversation with the UN Special Rapporteur on Transitional Justice, Pablo de Greiff

February 23, 2015, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Vanderbilt Hall 204
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

Valid ID and RSVP required. RSVP here or email Audrey.Watne@nyu.edu. A reception will take place from 8-8:30, following the discussion. The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) is pleased to invite you to a discussion on the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation, and guarantees of non-recurrence,  More»

Transitional Justice and Human Rights Writers Workshop: Remedies in International Criminal Law

February 20, 2015, 12:30pm - 1:45am

Furman Hall
245 Sullivan Street

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 Yael Bar Hillel, “Examination of Remedies for Accused Persons’ Rights Violations in The International Criminal Court.” The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) invites students and  More»

Inequality, Human Rights, and Progressive Realization: Translating State Resources into Social and Economic Rights

February 18, 2015, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Vanderbilt Hall 204
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

Valid ID and RSVP are required for admission. Please RSVP here or email Audrey.watne@nyu.edu. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights, a new book by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Terra Lawson-Remer, and Susan Randolph, proposes an innovative framework for measuring government performance in meeting economic and social rights obligations against what could be achieved with available  More»