India and the United States will each next year hold what could be the most significant election in generations. This event aims to facilitate an in-depth conversation about what’s at stake. The program features prominent... Read more
Please join us in the Roosevelt House Auditorium as we bring together our Hunter community with human rights and public policy experts for an open forum to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Moderated by... Read more
Although the right to health is recognized by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the idea of “health as a human right” has not gained traction in the United States. Despite new variants and rising COVID-19 cases in areas with low... Read more
The Human Rights Program at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College presents:
Virtual Meeting Platforms: Government Control and Corporate Compliance
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, social... Read more
The United Nations Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights and the Human Rights Program at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College present
Climate Change and Cultural Extinction: A Human Rights... Read more
Presented by The Roosevelt House Human Rights Program, the Hunter Department of Africana, Puerto Rican, and Latino Studies, and the Hunter Asian American Studies Center and Program.
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On April 3, 2020, in collaboration with the Sisterhood is Global Institute, the Human Rights Program hosted a virtual event on the victims of domestic violence and the dangers they face during the COVID-19... Read more
When the best-selling author and journalist Ruta Vanagaite (born in Šiauliai, Lithuania) discovered that her own relatives were complicit in the murder of Lithuanian Jews during the World War II era, she became determined to... Read more
Is business part of the solution or part of the problem in addressing human rights concerns? Was the recent corporate endorsement of Colin Kaepernick a stand for justice, a marketing tool, or both? Join Phil Bloomer, Executive Director of Centre... Read more
A gripping story of a group of young international lawyers and activists who is fighting to have rape recognized and prosecuted as a war crime, and the Rwandan women who courageously came forward to testify.
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Roosevelt House, an integral part of Hunter College since 1943, reopened in 2010 as a public policy institute honoring the distinguished legacy of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Its mission is three-fold: to educate students in public policy and human rights, to support faculty research, and to foster creative dialogue.
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