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Humanity in Action Announces the 2014 Recipients of the Diplomacy & Diversity Fellowship

April 04, 2014

April 4, 2014—Humanity in Action announced today the names of the 24 inaugural recipients of the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship. The 2014 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship will bring together American and European graduate students for an intense and intellectually challenging program in Washington, D.C. and Paris from May 17 to June 14, 2014. The 2014… Read more

Humanity in Action The Netherlands celebrates Martin Luther King Day

January 30, 2014 Tags: amsterdam, hia events, civil rights, mlk

Inspired by Martin Luther King’s famous “I have a dream” speech, Humanity in Action Senior Fellows Bertine Manoeff, Ufuk Kahya and Cor van der Leemputten organized the second Humanity in Action celebration of Martin Luther King Day. The event took place at the debating center De Balie in Amsterdam on Sunday, January 19, with 80+ people in attendance. Different speakers took… Read more

Meet the 2014 Lantos-Humanity in Action Congressional Fellows

December 13, 2013

Humanity in Action is proud to introduce the 2014 Lantos-Humanity in Action Congressional Fellows. 

Each year, Humanity in Action and the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice bring together a small group of outstanding students and young professionals from around the world for four-month professional fellowships at the United States Congress. The Lantos-Humanity in… Read more

Humanity in Action Holds Its Fourth International Conference in Warsaw

July 07, 2013 Tags: warsaw, hia conference

The Fourth Annual International Conference took place in Warsaw, Poland from the evening of Thursday, June 27 through Sunday, June 30. The conference was held at the newly opened Museum of the History of Polish Jews.  Nearly 300 attendees enjoyed Read more

Humanity in Action Provides Grants to Nine Senior Fellow Projects

June 08, 2013 Tags: senior fellows, action projects, hia programs, senior fellow awards, holocaust education, health care

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 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… Read more

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 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 on Tour in the Netherlands

October 28, 2012 Tags: hia programs, free speech

In October 2012, Humanity in Action The Netherlands (HIA NL) organized “HIA on Tour”, a series of debating seminars in Nijmegen, Groningen and Rotterdam. Through this tour, HIA NL aimed to raise national awareness about the importance of freedom and democracy in The Netherlands. The main topic of debate was the tension between important Dutch constitutional laws: freedom of… 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