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Harvard Votes Challenge

September 17, 2018

The Harvard Votes Challenge is a nonpartisan, university-wide effort that is challenging Harvard schools to do their part to increase voter registration and participation among eligible students. 

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In a strong democracy, citizens participate in political processes, and as a school for public leaders, we should not just encourage that participation, we should model it. This is why the Harvard Kennedy School is...

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Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s eighth secretary-general, to join Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy as senior fellow in 2018-2019

July 6, 2018

Cambridge, MA—Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) announced today that Salil Shetty, the outgoing secretary-general of Amnesty International, will join the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy as a senior fellow for the 2018-2019 academic year.

 

Shetty will be stepping down from Amnesty...

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Justice Matters: Special Episode with Malachy Browne and Declarations Podcast

June 8, 2018

Join us for this special episode of Justice Matters, produced in collaboration with Declarations: The Human Rights Podcast. In this episode, we interview Malachy Browne, Senior Story Producer at the New York Times. Malachy focuses on visual and open source investigations.

Do we live in a “post-truth” world? How does information shape national and...

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Profile in Courage Award-winner (and Carr Senior Fellow) Alberto Mora to lead ABA Center for Global Programs

May 16, 2018
A former general counsel to the U.S. Navy who has been honored for his human rights advocacy was named on Monday to be the new director of the ABA Rule of Law Initiative, and will oversee the association's international human rights programs.
 

Alberto J. Mora will take over from Elizabeth Andersen as the associate executive director of the Center for Global Programs. The center, which was created in April under a reorganization of the ABA, comprises...

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