In the latest episode of Justice Matters, Carr Center's Executive Director Sushma Raman interviews Carr Center Fellow Matthew Smith. Smith is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fortify Rights. In this episode he discusses the Rohingya crisis, the importance of documentation, and the role of power in constructing narratives around human rights.
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...
In the latest episode of Justice Matters, John Shattuck, Senior Fellow at the Carr Center and Professor of Practice in Diplomacy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, discusses the evolution, threats, and impetus for renewing rights and responsibilities in the United States.
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.
In our 14th episode of Justice Matters, Carr Center's Executive Director Sushma Raman interviews Nat Kretchun, Deputy Director of the Open Technology Fund. They discuss the many ways in which technology both obstructs and empowers groups in North Korea.
In the latest episode of Justice Matters, Carr Center's Executive Director Sushma Raman interviews Michael Abramowitz, President of Freedom House, on the growth and retreat of democracy around the globe.
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.