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A Migrant’s Journey

IPS Conference Room 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC, United States

Belén, Posada Del Migrante (Bethlehem, the Migrant's Shelter) is a migrant shelter based in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico  which continues to be the voice for the human rights of migrants in transit facing kidnapping, extortion, sexual abuse and murder.

Please join our panel as they shed light on the violence against female migrants, the abuse of migrants and the details of their work as they document and denounce human rights violations of migrants by Mexican officials.

35th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

National Press Club Ballroom 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC, United States

The 2011 LM Awards mark the 35th anniversary of the assassination on September 21st, 1976 of Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier and American Ronni Karpen Moffitt, colleagues at the Institute for Policy Studies. The Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards ceremony highlights human rights movements from the United States and the Americas.

Challenging U.S. Support for Israeli Occupation and Apartheid

4 Points Sheraton 8110 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA, United States

Meet speakers Phyllis Bennis, an Institute for Policy Studies Fellow and independent Palestinian commentator Omar Barghouti in an informal setting to discuss Palestinian Civil Society calls for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel until it complies with international law, and universal principles of human rights.

War against Women and the Pursuit of Peace and Justice

UN North Lawn Building (CR B) 46 St and 1 Ave (UN Visitors' Entrance), New York, NY, United States

FPIF Co-director Emira Woods is moderating a panel at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women 57th Session. The panel “War against Women and the pursuit of Peace and Justice”

Employment: A Human Right

2226 Rayburn HOB Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, United States

IPS' John Cavanagh joins in a discussion with Congressman John Conyers, Jr. on International Human Rights Day.

Economic Crisis, War & Racism

IPS Conference Room 1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC, United States

Don't miss an interactive diague on "why the fight must be for people-centered human rights" with IPS Associate Fellow, Ajamu Baraka visiting from Colombia, South America. 

Conference: Malcolm X and Human Rights

Howard University Armor J. Blackburn Center 2400 Sixth Street, NW, Washington, United States

The Institute for Policy Studies' Netfa Freeman moderates a session of the "Malcolm X Black Power Conference" that highlights the international struggle for reparations on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X.

Author Event: Compañeras

St. Stephen's Church 1525 Newton St NW, Washington, DC, United States

A guiding light for a new generation of feminists and others who would challenge patriarchy, poverty, gender oppression, racism, and all the other inhumanities maintained by global capitalism

Conference: Pan-Africanism in the 21st Century: Challenges and Prospects

Ralph J. Bunche Int'l Affairs Center, Howard University 2218 Sixth Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States

The Institute for Policy Studies and Revival of PanAfricanism Forum convene to evaluate the state of the global African movement, Black people in the U.S. as a domestic colony, and why African/Black community control is the only solution.

CODEPINK Summit on Saudi Arabia: Understanding the Kingdom and its Global Role

he UDC David A. Clarke School of Law 4340 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC, United States

Human rights advocates, diplomats, scholars, authors, and grassroots activists come together in this first-of-its-kind international summit examining Saudi-U.S. relations.

$20 – $100

Palestine: Human Rights and Humans Wronged

Busboys & Poets - 14th & V 2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

Two of Palestine’s leading human rights defenders will discuss conditions on the ground, the status of human rights and their violations, and the future facing Palestinians, moderated by IPS's Phyllis Bennis.

29th Annual WMS-AME Church UN NGO Conference

Embassy Suites by Hilton 900 10th Street NW, Washington, DC

IPS's Netfa Freeman speaks about the 2016 report of the United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent from their fact finding mission assessing human rights conditions of African/Black people in the U.S.

Author Event: Injustice: The Story of The Holy Land Foundation Five

Busboys & Poets - 14th & V 2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC

A talk and books signing with Miko Peled, releasing his newest book shining a light on one of the most egregious cases of injustice committed to date against Muslim leaders in the United States.