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Washington, D.C.

Human Rights Institute

Georgetown University (private) – School of Law

http://www.law.georgetown.edu/humanrightsinstitute/

Founded in 1979 to enhance Georgetown Law School human rights activities, the Human Rights Institute provides scholarly opportunities and careers in the human rights field, facilitates interaction between human rights defenders and government leaders, and conducts human rights research to address key issues.

Online resources and databases
A list of online libraries related to human rights is made available online
http://www.law.georgetown.edu/humanrightsinstitute/resources/

Email
rst@law.georgetown.edu (Rachel S. Taylor - Director and Adjunct Professor of Law)


Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

American University (private) – Washington College of Law

http://www.wcl.american.edu/humright/center/

Founded in 1990, the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law provides opportunities for students, practitioners, and activists through education, workshops, conferences, research, and publications. It strives to enhance the understanding and implementation of human rights and humanitarian law domestically and internationally and to create innovative tools and strategies for the creative advancement of international norms.

Publications / Reports
Human Rights Brief (editor n/a) is a student-organized publication that deals with the development of international human rights law and humanitarian law. Published three times a year, it provides law analysis on human rights issues.
http://www.wcl.american.edu/hrbrief/

Online resources and databases
Podcasts and lectures on human rights subjects are available online
http://www.wcl.american.edu/podcasts/podcast.cfm?k=Human%20Rights

Lecture webcasts on human rights subjects are viewable online
http://www.wcl.american.edu/humright/center/webcast.cfm

A list of the Center's publications is made available online http://www.wcl.american.edu/humright/center/pubs.cfm

E-mail

humlaw@wcl.american.edu

 

 

Last update

19/3/2012