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The Humanity in Action Fellowship Begins in Europe

June 06, 2013 Tags: hia programs, hia conference, berlin, amsterdam, warsaw, copenhagen

The 2013 Humanity in Action Fellowship commenced on June 1 in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Lyon and Warsaw. Humanity in Action selected 108 outstanding Fellows from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States to participate in this year’s program.

All of the participants will gather in Warsaw at the end of… Read more

Humanity in Action Senior Fellows Participate in EU-Funded Study Trip on Roma Participation and Anti-Roma Racism in Bulgaria

May 28, 2013 Tags: roma, european union, bulgaria

A group of Humanity in Action Senior Fellows from Germany traveled to Sofia, Bulgaria to participate in a study trip examining Roma participation and anti-Roma racism in current Bulgarian society. This visit was a part of the EU-funded network “Adult Education Strategies to Overcome Group-Focused Hostility in Europe.”

The study trip, which took place from May 21 to May 23,… Read more

Humanity in Action Transitional Justice Simulation Game Goes to Libya

April 09, 2013 Tags: arab spring, simulations

Humanity in Action Senior Fellow Leon Valentin Schettler presented the “Transitional Justice Reconciliation Talks” simulation game at a conference in Tripoli, Libya entitled “Transitional Justice: The… Read more

Humanity in Action Launches €50,000 Grants Competition for Senior Fellows

March 21, 2013 Tags: action projects, senior fellows, senior fellow awards, fundraising, hia programs

Humanity in Action is opening a second round of its grants competition for Senior Fellows.

All Senior Fellows are invited to apply for grants from Humanity in Action ranging from €500 to €5,000. Humanity in Action especially encourages collaborative applications from… Read more

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