Actor, civil rights activist, and social media mega power George Takei will receive an Honorary Doctorate from the University of South Australia in recognition of his distinguished service to the community.
The Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University, organized its second annual LawLAB for Human Rights for 2021 academic year. Assistant Professor Dr. Pareena Srivanit Dean of the Faculty of Law, and Dr. Pat Siyomsilpa, head of the project, presented certificates to 21 students who participated in the LawLAB for Human Rights project on Monday August 15, 2022 at the Main Auditorium, Debdvaravati Building, Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University.
FAU ceremoniously broke ground on its future Kurt and Marilyn Wallach Holocaust and Jewish Studies Building at its Boca Raton campus. Thanks to a historic $20 million gift from the Wallachs in November 2020, FAU is an epicenter for intercultural dialogue and education in the greater South Florida region.
Diane Desierto, professor of law and global affairs in the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs, was named chair-rapporteur of the United Nations’ Expert Group on the Right to Development, with her official mandate starting in January.
Dr. Alexandra R. Harrington – founder and Executive Director of the Center for Global Governance and Emerging Law and Research Director of the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law – is available to speak about the continuing withdrawal of…
Urban megaprojects tend to be the antithesis of good urban planning. They have a negative impact on local water systems, deprive local communities of water-related human rights, and their funders and sponsors have little accountability for their impact.
As a Florida school principal is under investigation for paddling a six-year-old student, Albany Law School has an expert available to speak about corporal punishment. Her research paper on the topic is, “Corporal Punishment, Social Norms and Norm Cascades: Examining…
A virtual panel at American University will discuss the future of Internet freedom.
A considerable body of research shows economic sanctions can exacerbate human rights abuses. But the reasons have remained unclear.
Kurt and Marilyn Wallach share a lifelong commitment to educating on the Holocaust to ensure the lessons of this horrific point in our world’s history remains relevant today and to future generations.
Recent killings by U.S. officers have sparked widespread calls for police reform and an end to systemic racism. Here’s how U.S. policing compares with other countries’ approaches.
The United States needs to implement a nationwide truth commission on police violence against Black people, according to Kerry Whigham, assistant professor of genocide and mass atrocity prevention at Binghamton University, State University of New York. “If recent instances of…
Every human being has the right to health and new initiatives should be put in place to encourage pharmaceutical companies to ensure that everyone has access to essential medicine, according to a new book from Nicole Hassoun, professor of philosophy at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
Acknowledging health as a universal human right could galvanize people and organizations to make major improvements in health worldwide, according to new research from faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
A global committee of legal scholars – including Cornell Law School’s Ian Kysel – developed a set of principles released April 28, “Human Mobility and Human Rights in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Principles of Protection for Migrants, Refugees and Other Displaced Persons,” reminding states of their obligations to those populations amid the public health crisis.