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MIT ArtWork Auction Supports Humanity in Action

May 03, 2012

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce that the 2012 MIT Sloan Fellows chose Humanity in Action as one of three charity organizations that they supported through MIT ArtWork, an on-line and live silent art auction to raise funds for organizations working to improve the world for children and young adults through art, education and… Read more

Registration Opens for the Humanity in Action International Conference in Sarajevo

April 12, 2012

Humanity in Action is excited to announce that registration is now open for the Third Annual International Conference in Sarajevo!

The conference will feature discussions with local opinion leaders, eyewitnesses and international experts, who will share their perspectives on the past, present and future of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The program will also include site visits to… Read more

Humanity in Action Teams Up With U.S. Peace Corps Moldova and NGO MilleniuM to Bring Simulation Games to Moldova

April 10, 2012

Humanity in Action Senior Fellows and staff recently teamed up with U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers and staff, Moldovan university students, and the Moldovan NGO MilleniuM for a conference designed to explore diversity and democracy and develop innovative simulation games to teach human rights and active citizenship in the small post-Soviet country.

From March 20-25, twenty-five… Read more

Humanity in Action Screens "Just People" in New York City

April 03, 2012

Humanity in Action hosted a screening of its first film “Just People: A Quest for Social Souls With Independent Minds” at Norwood, a private club in New York City. Over 50 people attended the event, including a number of Humanity in Action Senior Fellows, board members, supporters and members of the artistic community. Michael Soussan, author and filmmaker, lead a lively… 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

HIA France Collaborates with the International Human Rights Film Festival

February 28, 2012

In partnership with the International Human Rights Film Festival, HIA France is organizing five conferences on topics linked to discrimination. The conferences will be held from Wednesday, March 7, through Monday, March 12.

  • Wednesday, March 7th: HIA France will explore the role of audiovisual methods as tools to raise awareness on human rights
  • Thursday, March 8th:…

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

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