News & Events

HIA Announces Seminar Week for Senior Fellows in Bosnia and Herzegovina

October 04, 2010 Tags: war crimes, sarajevo, hia programs

HIA is excited to announce a Senior Fellows seminar and study trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Running from May 9-15, the program will be based in Sarajevo and will consist of a challenging mix of seminars, lectures and site visits, including day trips to Srebrenica and Mostar. This program is ideal for Senior Fellows interested in Bosnia and Herzegovina, ethnic conflict, war crimes,… Read more

HIA France Runs Diversity Workshop for EU Civil Society and Releases Educational Toolbox

August 31, 2010

Humanity in Action France hosted a workshop in Paris this past January entitled Diversity: How to Encourage a European Debate.

Fifteen European civil society members, including HIA Senior Fellows, came from Sweden, Denmark, Cyprus, the Netherlands, Romania, the Czech Republic, France and Germany to take part in the workshop. The participants engaged in a series of seminars and… Read more

Over 200 Participants Gathered in Amsterdam for HIA’s First Annual International Conference

July 12, 2010 Tags: amsterdam, hia conference

Fellows, Senior Fellows, Board Members and friends of HIA joined together for three days of an intense and inspiring program.

The program included:

  • discussions, workshops, film screenings, and the opportunity to meet nearly 200 outstanding young leaders in the HIA community;
  • Presentations from leading academics and activists, politicians and journalists,…

HIA France Wins Benefit Soccer Tournament to Fight Homophobia

June 01, 2010 Tags: fundraising, lgbt

On May 24th HIA participated in a soccer tournament organized by Paris Foot Gay, a French NGO working to end homophobia in sports. The b.yourself tournament was held at the Parc des Princes, and hosted teams from various civil rights organizations.

HIA's team, led by Board Member Majid El Jarroudi and coached by Director of HIA France, Tara Dickman, won first place in the competition… Read more

HIA Senior Fellow Kennedy Odede Wins Dell Social Innovation Competition

May 20, 2010 Tags: senior fellow awards

Shining Hope for Communities, a non-profit organization co-created by HIA Senior Fellow Kennedy Odede, won the 2010 Dell Social Innovation Competition Grand Prize ($50,000), and the People’s Choice Award ($1,000).

The Dell Social Innovation Competition is an international contest among current college students who propose projects to “make the world a better place.”… Read more

HIA Senior Fellow Oksana Dekhtiarova Introduces New Conference: "Exploring the Intercultural Reality of the Eastern Ukraine"

May 18, 2010 Tags: ukraine

A new conference, Exploring the Intercultural Reality of the Eastern Ukraine, will take place on May 19th, 2010 in Luhansk, Ukraine.

Organized by HIA Senior Fellow Oksana Dekhtiarova, and part of the Ambassadors of Change project, the conference will engage young Ukrainians and foreign students living in Ukraine on issues of tolerance, human rights and democracy. Topics will… Read more