Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN Human Rights) is the leading UN entity on human rights. OHCHR represents the world’s commitment to the promotion and protection of the full range of human rights and freedoms set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Human Rights@Harvard Law
The Human Rights Program was founded in 1984 as a center for human rights scholarship. It later expanded to include an International Human Rights Clinic. Today, the faculty and staff include scholars and practitioners with decades of experience in the field.
The Council for At-Risk Academics
Cara is a unique charitable organisation, with no counterpart in Europe. It is firmly embedded in the UK higher education and research community. Sixty-five percent of UK higher education institutions are actively engaged with Cara’s work. Cara has a growing number of international partners too, giving it a global reach.
Institute for the Study of Human Rights
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) was established in 1978 at Columbia University. ISHR is committed to its three core goals of providing interdisciplinary human rights education to Columbia students, fostering innovative academic research, and offering its expertise in capacity building to human rights leaders, organizations, and universities around the world.
Oak Institute for Human Rights
The Oak Institute for Human Rights was established in 1997 by a generous grant from the Oak Foundation. Each year, it hosts an Oak Human Rights Fellow to teach and conduct research while residing at the College. The Institute organizes lectures and other events centered around the fellow’s area of expertise.
Centre for Applied Human Rights
The Centre for Applied Human Rights (CAHR) is an interdisciplinary research and teaching centre. It is a friendly community of scholars and visiting practitioners who have a shared focus on the real world challenges of putting human rights into practice and protecting human rights defenders at risk.
European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights
The European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) aims at providing support for the promotion of democracy and human rights in non-EU countries.
La Maison des Journalistes
The Maison des journalistes is a non-profit organization based in Paris, France. Founded in 2002 by journalist Danièle Ohayon and director Philippe Spinau, the Maison des Journalistes (MDJ) has a unique and concrete initiative. Its mission: defending fundamental values and free information in the world by welcoming and guiding media professionals recently finding refuge in France.
Through innovative training programs and other activities, the Institute works with judges, lawyers and civil society actors to build laws-based societies. The CEELI Institute prides itself on the diversity and quality of the programs it has developed, the peer to peer exchanges it fosters, the innovative nature of its programming, and its legacy of contributing to the advancement of the rule of law in vulnerable countries.
Prisoners of Conscience
Originally established in 1962 as the relief arm of Amnesty International, Prisoners of Conscience (PoC) is the only UK-based charity which focuses on transforming the lives of prisoners of conscience through financial and practical support.