Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

Georgetown Law’s Human Rights Institute Now Hiring

The Human Rights Institute is pleased to share a call for applications for a new position with the International Migrants Bill of Rights (IMBR) Initiative, based at the Law Center. The IMBR Initiative and HRI are seeking a program manager to establish and oversee a Secretariat to manage its work promoting the recognition and protection of the rights of migrants through research, education, and advocacy grounded in the IMBR – a comprehensive, coherent articulation of the legal rights of all international migrants. The program manager will join the growing Initiative at an exciting time and will be responsible for piloting a new advocacy campaign to promote the IMBR in the Americas and to expand its partnerships in the region. Applications are due by January 29, 2016. The job posting can be found here. More information about the IMBR Initiative can be […]

Alumni Helping Haiti: Brian Concannon Jr.

Georgetown University April 5, 2010 Since the disastrous earthquake struck Haiti on Jan. 12, Georgetown alumni from many disciplines—medicine, law, business and more—have been quick to answer the call for help. As director of the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti, Brian works with the institute’s Haitian partner, the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux, to provide immediate aid including the distribution of information about the rights of internally displaced people. Brian also established the Lawyers Earthquake Response Network to defend the legal rights of earthquake survivors—on housing, environmental, labor and immigration issues—in the long term. The network includes 330 lawyers and law school members. On March 23, he testified about Haiti and human rights before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. “The biggest and perhaps most underreported story of the quake is the way that the Haitian people came […]

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