Diane Desierto has been tasked to assist Member States in the drafting process for a new treaty declaring development as a human right.
The summer funding supports students working in public interest organizations that promote civil or human rights.
The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights recently convened a panel of experts to investigate the effects of social media and misinformation campaigns on human rights fact-finding.
The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights has announced a new initiative, With Voices True, to collect and record the voices of the Notre Dame community on the topic of race.
Catholic Relief Services, in partnership with the Klau Center, has published an innovative curriculum focused on human trafficking.
Donald P. Kommers, director of the Center for Civil Rights from 1976 to 1981, died Dec. 21 at his home in Holy Cross Village.
Keough School panelists discussed the convention in light of contemporary achievements and lingering challenges
The Human Rights ND speaker series provides human rights advocates a public forum on campus.
Klau Center fellow Diane Desierto recently participated in a panel discussion with other experts on climate change and human rights arbitration.
Klau Center Graduate Student Affiliates, Nataliia Voitseshyna and Iuliia Emtseva, recently delivered papers at international conferences.
The Keough School of Global Affairs has instituted a new human rights specialization within its Master of Global Affairs (MGA) program.
The Klau Center, in cooperation with Notre Dame Law School’s Career Development office, recently hosted its 2018 Summer Fellows for a briefing on their experiences with public interest organizations.
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., has established a Campus Engagement Task Force to facilitate dialogue around the current abuse crisis gripping the Church.
Jennifer Mason McAward, director of the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights, and Diane Desierto, Associate Professor of Human Rights Law and Global Affairs, engaged in a conversation about the status and legacy of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Alexander McLean, founder of the African Prisons Project, visited the University of Notre Dame on September 6, 2018, to deliver the inaugural lecture for the newly endowed Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights.
The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes the new class of international human rights lawyers to Notre Dame Law School for the 2017-18 academic year.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has awarded its 2018 writing prizes for scholarly work that investigates issues central to its mission.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights continued its annual series of roundtable discussions with a session focused on race and racism, exploring responses and challenges presented by Catholic Social Teaching.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has awarded its 2018 Summer Fellowships in support of Notre Dame law students pursuing public interest work
On Sunday, January 28, 2018, the Center for Civil and Human Rights hosted a conversation with Mohamedou Ould Slahi, author of Guantanamo Diary: Restored Edition.
Juan Pablo Albán, current doctoral student in the CCHR-sponsored J.S.D Program in International Human Rights Law, has been appointed an Amicus Curiae for the Special Jurisdiction for Peace in Colombia
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has announced the creation of three new writing prizes, designed to encourage scholarship around issues related to civil and human rights.
CCHR Summer Fellow Arianna Cook-Thajudeen shares her experience with the national Housing Law Project.
Notre Dame Magazine has published an account of efforts to preserve documents from Augusto Pinochet's brutal dictatorship in Chile in the 1980's.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is proud to announce its Rita Bahr Cari Memorial Fund Scholars for 2017-18.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes its new class of international human rights lawyers for the 2017-18 academic year.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has instituted a new series of closed-door roundtable discussions probing key issues with invited scholars.