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HIA Senior Fellow Marta Gawinek Debuts Play as Part of Her Project, "Discovering the Sounds of Silence"

December 22, 2010 Tags: action projects

A project by HIA Senior Fellow Marta Gawinek called Discovering the Sounds of Silence, came to fruition on November 26, 2010, when a crowd of deaf-mute children joined their friends, families and teachers for the premiere of a play entitled "Forests' Olympics." One of the primary aims of the project was to integrate deaf-mute children with their non-disabled peers, as well as provide… Read more

Announcing the Winners of the Second Annual "Let's Get Down to Work!" Grant Competition

December 06, 2010 Tags: warsaw, senior fellow awards

On November 5th, 2010, an event was held at the US Embassy in Warsaw to celebrate the winners of the second edition of "Let's Get Down to Work!," an annual grant competition, which is a joint effort of HIA Poland and the U.S. Embassy in Poland to develop compelling projects for the promotion of human rights and the protection of minorities.

First prize was awarded to the team of… Read more

HIA Senior Fellow Nadia Bureiko Develops Seminars on Human Rights in Ukraine

December 06, 2010 Tags: action projects, ukraine

As an outgrowth of her fellowship with Humanity in Action, Senior Fellow Nadia Bureiko has developed two exciting seminars on human rights.

Human Rights in Culture will take place at "Ukrains'ka Knyha," a famous local literary cafe.

Human Rights in Science will take place on November 19th at the University as part of "Foreign Policy of Ukraine: The Current Agenda," an annual… Read more

HIA Poland Announces Grant Competition for Senior Fellows

November 06, 2010 Tags: senior fellow awards

Let's Get Down to Work! invites Senior Fellows of HIA Poland to submit proposals for high-impact, innovative projects that aim to further awareness of human rights and minority issues and to increase tolerance and a respect for human rights in Poland. The winning entries are eligible for grants of up to 10,700 PLN.

The deadline for entry is October 27th, 2010.

A note about… 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 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