News & Events

2012 Lantos-HIA Congressional Fellowship Placements

February 27, 2012

The Lantos-HIA Congressional Fellowship is a four-month professional fellowship in Washington, DC, supported by Humanity in Action and the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice. The Lantos-HIA Congressional Fellowship is now in its 12th year.

HIA is pleased to announce the 2012 Lantos Fellows and their professional placements:

Seth Bergeson (United States) –… Read more

HIA Opens Applications for Turkish Students and Recent Graduates

February 16, 2012

HIA is thrilled to announce that it is now accepting applications from students and recent graduates from Turkey for the 2012 Fellowship Programs in Europe. This will be the first year Turkish students will be participating in the HIA Fellowship. Turkish fellows will participate in the HIA Fellowships in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen and Paris.

Turkish applicants to the HIA… 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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HIA Denmark Hosts Seminars on the EU, Human Rights and the Environment

December 07, 2011

Humanity in Denmark is pleased to announce two seminars focusing on human rights and the role of the European Union.

  • The Global Role of the EU from a Human Rights Perspective (13 December)
  • Climate Change and Human Rights from an EU Perspective (15 December)

Both seminars will take place from 5pm to 7pm (kl.17-19) at the Danish Institute for… Read more

Humanity in Action Mourns the Loss of Lou Rabineau

November 26, 2011

Humanity in Action mourns the passing of Dr. Louis Rabineau, a longtime and much admired member of HIA's Amercian Planning Board.  Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Rabineau is the namesake of the Dr. Louis Rabineau Award recognizing outstanding achievement by HIA Fellows and Senior Fellows.  

Several HIA Senior… Read more

Humanity in Action Honors James Bennet, Adam Hochschild and John Rossant

November 07, 2011

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce that it will be honoring Mr. James Bennet, Mr. Adam Hochschild and Mr. John Rossant at its fall benefit this Thursday, October 13, 2011, at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York City.

To read about the event in the New York Observer, please Read more

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 Organizes "Exploring Diversity in France" with the Embassy of France in Washington

October 06, 2011 Tags: diversity, france, senior fellows

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce "Exploring Diversity in France," a special discussion series sponsored by the Embassy of France in Washington, DC.

"Exploring Diversity in France" will take place at four American universities from October 11 to 18, 2011. This program was developed in partnership with Humanity in Action, Read more

HIA Denmark Hosts "Youth for Democracy" Conference Focusing on Nonviolent Struggle

September 25, 2011

On October 28-29, 2011, HIA Denmark and the Danish Senior Fellows Network will host "Youth for Democracy," a conference in Copenhagen for more than 200 participants from all across the world. This conference will bring together experts and activists to work with and learn from young people who are struggling for democracy.

"Youth for Democracy" will feature leaders of the uprisings in… Read more