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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 Honored Patricia Barbizet, Corinne Mentzelopoulos and Ron Chernow

November 09, 2012 Tags: hia programs, fundraising, new york

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce that it honored Mme Patricia Barbizet, Mme Corinne Mentzelopoulos and Mr. Ron Chernow at its fall benefit on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at the Consulate General of France in New York City.

Patricia Barbizet is Chief Executive Officer of Artémis, Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of PPR and Chairman of… 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

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.

HIA Netherlands Debates European Impact of Arab Change

June 15, 2011 Tags: amsterdam, arab spring, hia programs

On April 28th, the HIA Netherlands office hosted a public event entitled “Arabic Change, European Shift: The impact of the Arabic revolution on European policy and the European community.” The response was extremely positive - 128 people packed into the auditorium at de Balie to hear two panels moderated by playwright and radio host Pieter Hilhorst. In the first panel, experts… Read more

HIA Denmark and RÆSON Host Conference Titled "EU and the Refugees – A Crisis of Human Rights or Security?

June 14, 2011 Tags: european union, refugees, hia programs

Humanity in Action Denmark and RÆSON are honored to invite the public to an important conference about how the EU deals with refugees and human rights in the light of recent events in North Africa, the Middle East and Greece - the conference is titled "EU and the refugees – A Crisis of Human Rights or Security?"

European states are right now in a… Read more

HIA Germany Hosts Workshop on European Political Transitions

May 10, 2011 Tags: hia programs

HIA Germany hosted a conference in early March entitled “European Transitions from Dictatorship to Democracy in the late 1980’s.” Supported by the European Union Lifelong Learning Program and run by HIA Germany Program Director Anne Stalfort, the conference hosted thirteen EU residents (including five Senior Fellows) representing thirteen different nationalities.

The… Read more

HIA Netherlands Hosts Debate on the European Impact of Arab Change

April 22, 2011 Tags: arab spring, hia programs

On April 28, HIA Netherlands and De Balie, a leading center for politics, culture and media in Amsterdam, will host a public event entitled "Arabic Change, European Shift: The impact of the Arabic revolution on European policy and the European community."

Many dictators in the Arab world and North Africa feel the pressure of the continuing protests; from Morocco to Bahrain people are… Read more

HIA to Host Workshop with the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights

April 10, 2011 Tags: hia programs

Humanity in Action is pleased to announce a call for applications for a special workshop, organized in partnership with the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).

FRA will host a workshop with HIA Senior Fellows and participants from other Vienna-based organizations. The workshop will look closely at the current narrative on human rights in Europe, with a particular focus… Read more