Salima Etoka

Internship Funding Recipient
Akina Mama wa Afrika, Uganda
Salima Etoka is a MPP student at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a Harry S. Truman Scholar, and alumna of Trinity College. Before HKS, she worked in... Read more about Salima Etoka

Djénéba Gory

Internship Funding Recipient
World Bank, Haiti

 Djénéba Gory is a French-Malian raised in France, who joined KPMG S.A. (Paris) in 2009 as a financial auditor. After four years working...

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Demarquin Johnson

Internship Funding Recipient
National Association for the Advancement of Color People Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.

Demarquin Johnson is currently a joint degree student at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School, where he...

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Rahaf Safi

Research Assistant, Renewing Rights & Responsibilities in the US
Topol Fellow, 2018-2019
Research proposal: Nonviolent movements and violent conflicts - Middle East

Rahaf Safi is Syrian-American and has been working on human rights issues and organizing for over eight years. Over the past few years, she...

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Faculty Book Publications: 2017 in Review

January 5, 2018

Faculty members at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy published a series of groundbreaking books in 2017, addressing diverse policy issues from the role of women in Rwanda's post-conflict reconciliation; the prevalence of human trafficking and modern slavery; to making human rights work in the 21st century. 


Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy Kathryn Sikkink, ...

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2017 Oct 12

UN Treaty Bodies: The Work of the Committee on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights

9:00am to 10:00am


Nye A, 5th floor, Taubman Building, (Harvard Kennedy School)

The Carr Center is delighted to host Maria Virginia Bras Gomes, Chair of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

Ms. Bras Gomes will discuss the Committee's work on diverse economic, social, and cultural rights issues, and provide an insight into the work of critical UN treaty bodies addressing human rights policy.

Selected participants for the Carr Center's delegation to the UN General Assembly are required to attend this event, but all others are also welcome to attend.

*Breakfast will be served.

2017 Sep 26

The UN and Human Rights

11:45am to 1:00pm


Rubenstein-229, Carr Center Conference Room, Harvard Kennedy School

Carr Center Fellow Leonardo Castilho will host a lunchtime seminar providing an introduction to the United Nations' engagement with human rights policy issues.

Leonardo joined the United Nations in 2005 and has since then served the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the UN Population Fund. He has worked on non-discrimination, development and economic, social and cultural rights.

Leonardo will lead the Carr Center's human rights delegation to the United Nations General Assembly in October 2017. Apply and learn more here:...

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