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Humanity in Action Releases Highlights from President Bill Clinton's Keynote Address in Sarajevo

December 21, 2012 Tags: sarajevo, hia conference, bosnia and herzegovina, hia programs, reconciliation

Humanity in Action is pleased to share a compilation of highlights from President Bill Clinton’s keynote address at the Third Annual Humanity in Action International Conference in Sarajevo on June 27, 2012. President… Read more

Humanity in Action Senior Fellows Participate in the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

November 26, 2012

Humanity in Action Senior Fellows from Germany met with the women´s rights organization NANE in Budapest to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25th. NANE  launched a public campaign against domestic violence in Hungary, called the Silent Witness March, which commemorates… Read more

Humanity in Action Opens Application to Workshop on European Political Transitions

August 08, 2012 Tags: democratic transitions

Humanity in Action Germany will host a workshop entitled “European Transitions from Dictatorship to Democracy in the late 1980’s” in Berlin, Feb 3-9, 2013. HIA Senior Fellows and other interested Europeans are invited to share own experiences and discuss with eyewitnesses and experts. During the workshop the participants will play a regime change simulation that is based in… Read more

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

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 Germany Organizes a Workshop on Transitions from Dictatorship to Democracy

February 01, 2012

HIA Germany hosted a workshop entitled “European Transitions from Dictatorship to Democracy in the Late 1980s and their Consequences for Europe Today." The workshop, which took place in Berlin from February 5 to 11, 2012, focused on the dynamics and repercussions of the regime changes in Europe in the late 1980s. A participant group of 14 engaged citizens aged 25 to 55 from Belarus,… 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