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Harvard Kennedy School Receives $1 Million Gift for Program to Address Renewal of Rights and Responsibilities in the United States

September 6, 2019

Media Contact:  James Smith| James_Smith@hks.harvard.edu| 617-998-1780

Cambridge, MA—Harvard Kennedy School today announced a program for the renewal of rights and responsibilities in the United States. The Renewing Rights and Responsibilities project at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy will bring together Harvard faculty, fellows, and students to examine the U.S. system of rights, and explore...

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Carr Center Prize for Human Rights PAE

May 29, 2019

The Policy Analysis Exercise (PAE) is a capstone project for Harvard Kennedy School students. During the PAE, students examine and develop solutions for a public or nonprofit sector policy or management issue presented by a client organization. 

Each year, the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy selects a student PAE or SYPA that successfully addresses a critical human rights issue of our time.

On HKS Class Day 2019, the Carr...

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The ICC’s Afghanistan Decision

April 16, 2019

A Pre-Trial Chamber at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has rejected the Prosecutor’s request, filed nearly 18 months ago, to open an investigation of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan, including of allegations that U.S. forces and the CIA committed acts of torture there.

Read (and hear) from faculty about this recent decision.

Read Alex Whiting's recent piece in Just...

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