News & Events

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

Senior Fellows Zachary Kaufman and Kuong Ly Named “Top 99 Under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders”

September 25, 2011

Senior Fellows Zachary D. Kaufman  (Denmark, 1999; American Planning Board Member) and Kuong Ly (France, 2009) were recently named in the “Top 99 under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders,” a list created by Young Professionals in Foreign… Read more

Humanity in Action Publishes "Reflections on the Holocaust"

August 29, 2011 Tags: genocide, holocaust, publications

It is with great pleasure that Humanity in Action shares its first book publication, Reflections on the Holocaust.

The essays collected in this volume were written by Humanity in Action Fellows, Senior Fellows, board members and lecturers who have participated in its educational programs from 1997 to 2010.  HIA programs focus on the obligation to understand genocide,… Read more

Humanity in Action Expresses Condolences for the People of Norway

July 25, 2011 Tags: norway

Humanity in Action would like to express its deep condolences to the people of Norway following the tragic events there on July 22nd. As we learn more about the Norwegian massacre and the madness of one individual, it is increasingly clear that the events have particular meaning and horror for Humanity in Action.

According to the latest reports, Anders Behring Breivik justified the… Read more

HIA Hosts its 2011 International Conference: "Towards More Just Societies: Learning from History"

July 05, 2011 Tags: hia conference

Over 200 Fellows, Senior Fellows, Board members and distinguished guests gathered for the 2011 HIA International Conference at the Bertelsmann Foundation in Berlin from June 30 - July 3. During the International Conference, HIA presented interdisciplinary lectures, skills-building workshops and interactive discussion groups with leading speakers and exhibit presentations of grassroots… Read more