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Humanity in Action Holds Its Third International Conference in Sarajevo

July 05, 2012 Tags: hia conference, sarajevo, bosnia and herzegovina, 2012 fellows

The 2012 Humanity in Action International Conference took place in Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina from the evening of Wednesday, June 27 through Sunday, July 1.

The Humanity in Action International Conference is the annual gathering of more than 200 young and established leaders committed to promoting human rights, diversity and active citizenship in their own communities and around the… Read more

Registration Opens for the Humanity in Action International Conference in Sarajevo

April 12, 2012

Humanity in Action is excited to announce that registration is now open for the Third Annual International Conference in Sarajevo!

The conference will feature discussions with local opinion leaders, eyewitnesses and international experts, who will share their perspectives on the past, present and future of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The program will also include site visits to… Read more

Humanity in Action Provides Grants to Nine Senior Fellow Projects

March 21, 2012 Tags: action projects, reconciliation, holocaust education, islamophobia, undocumented immigrants, development

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Senior Fellow Grants Competition.

The goal of this competition is to empower Senior Fellows to create initiatives that embody Humanity in Action's educational mission, increase cooperation among Humanity in Action's global community of Senior Fellows… Read more

2012 Pat Cox-HIA Fellows in the European Parliament

February 27, 2012

The Pat Cox-HIA Fellowship is a three-month professional internship with Members of European Parliament, accompanied by weekly seminars on human rights, minority rights and international relations. The program is open to alumni of the HIA Fellowship and this year, the participants represent seven countries and the past three years of summer fellowship.

HIA is pleased to announce the… Read more

HIA Releases Trailer for Its First Film, "Just People"

January 03, 2012 Tags: bystanders, diversity, film, holocaust education

HIA has partnered with the acclaimed Dutch filmmaker Annegriet Wietsma to produce the organization's first film—one that would reach a large audience and share HIA educational concerns, messages and goals.

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Grants Now Available for HIA Senior Fellows

October 25, 2011 Tags: action projects, hia events, hia programs, senior fellows

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Dutch government that will allow it to fund projects developed by HIA Senior Fellows.

All Senior Fellows are invited to apply for grants from HIA ranging from €500 to €5000. HIA encourages collaborative applications from groups of Senior Fellows.

Humanity in Action Publishes "Reflections on the Holocaust"

August 29, 2011 Tags: genocide, holocaust, publications

It is with great pleasure that Humanity in Action shares its first book publication, Reflections on the Holocaust.

The essays collected in this volume were written by Humanity in Action Fellows, Senior Fellows, board members and lecturers who have participated in its educational programs from 1997 to 2010.  HIA programs focus on the obligation to understand genocide,… Read more

Humanity in Action Expresses Condolences for the People of Norway

July 25, 2011 Tags: norway

Humanity in Action would like to express its deep condolences to the people of Norway following the tragic events there on July 22nd. As we learn more about the Norwegian massacre and the madness of one individual, it is increasingly clear that the events have particular meaning and horror for Humanity in Action.

According to the latest reports, Anders Behring Breivik justified the… Read more

HIA Hosts its 2011 International Conference: "Towards More Just Societies: Learning from History"

July 05, 2011 Tags: hia conference

Over 200 Fellows, Senior Fellows, Board members and distinguished guests gathered for the 2011 HIA International Conference at the Bertelsmann Foundation in Berlin from June 30 - July 3. During the International Conference, HIA presented interdisciplinary lectures, skills-building workshops and interactive discussion groups with leading speakers and exhibit presentations of grassroots… Read more

2011 Pat Cox-HIA Fellows in the European Parliament

March 11, 2011 Tags: hia programs, pat cox, european parliament

The Pat Cox-HIA Fellowship is a three-month professional internship with Members of European Parliament, accompanied by weekly seminars on human rights, minority rights and international relations. The program is open to alumni of the HIA Fellowship and this year, the participants represent seven countries and the past three years of summer fellowship.

HIA is pleased to announce the… Read more