Human Rights Program News

Hunter College’s Model U.N. Team Sweeps the National Model U.N. Competition with Outstanding Delegation Award

The Hunter College Model U.N. team won the top prize of Outstanding Delegation at the National Model U.N. Conference Spring 2015 (NMUN) in New York at U.N. Headquarters, where the…  

Hunter MUN Sweeps Baruch Model UN Conference Awards

Posted on March 16th, 2015 · Posted in Human Rights Program News, P-cubed News

In preparation for the National Model United Nations conference in New York City, the award-winning Hunter MUN team took home 4 out of 6 awards at the Baruch College Model…  

Professor Larry Shore’s film, “RFK In the Land of Apartheid: A Ripple of Hope,” to air this month on Link TV

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 · Posted in Faculty Associates News, Human Rights Program News

Larry Shore’s (Faculty Associate and Professor of Film and Media at Hunter College) film RFK in the Land of Apartheid: A Ripple of Hope, will air this month on Link…  

Human Rights Student Alexander Simon-Fox Wins Global Human Rights Fellowship

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 · Posted in Human Rights Program News

Humanity in Action, an educational organization dedicated to fostering human rights and ethical leadership around the world, has awarded its 2014 fellowship to Hunter senior Alexander Simon-Fox. Simon-Fox is majoring…  

From Triangle Shirtwaist to Bangladesh: The Garment Industry, Tragedy, and Workplace Safety Reform

Posted on February 28th, 2014 · Posted in Human Rights Program Events, Human Rights Program News, Public Programs
Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute held a panel discussion of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire and its effect on labor laws and workplace safety in the US, and of the recent factory fire in Bangladesh and the effect it might have there... Read more

Michael Posner – “Human Rights in the World: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities”

Posted on October 16th, 2013 · Posted in Book Discussions, Human Rights Program News, Public Programs
A talk by Michael H. Posner, Professor of Business and Society, NYU Stern School of Business, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (2009-2013), ... Read more

Open Process Film Screening

Roosevelt House, Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, invites you to a film screening of OPEN PROCESS, followed by a Q&A with: Tamara Gubernat: Filmmaker, Activist, & co-director of Open... Read more

U.S. Engagement with Muslim Communities Around the World

Click here for a recap of the event: “Engaging Muslim Youth in the Global ‘Youth-quake:” Farah Pandith’s Vi... Read more

Roosevelt House Welcomes Shyama Venkateswar and Lawrence Moss as New Undergraduate Program Directors

Posted on July 31st, 2013 · Posted in Human Rights Program News, P-cubed News, Roosevelt House General News

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Shyama Venkateswar will join us as Distinguished Lecturer and Director of the Public Policy Program at Hunter College.  Shyama has over fifteen years…  

Human Rights Week at Roosevelt House

On December 10, 1948, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the cornerstone of the human rights movement.  To commemorate the signing, December 10 is now…