A New Start for U.S. Human Rights Policy: What Needs to Be Done?
Advancing an effective U.S. human rights policy will be both a crucial and a formidable challenge for the Biden administration. This event brought together leading human rights activists and officials from different parts of the world to address two major questions: what are the most important changes and challenges human rights activists face today, and what new approaches, priorities, and partners should the Biden administration pursue to rebuild U.S. credibility on human rights?
Karen Attiah is the Global Opinions editor at the Washington Post.
Until December 2020, Patrick Gaspard was president of the Open Society Foundations.
Eamon Gilmore is the EU special representative for Human Rights and EU special envoy for the Colombian Peace Process.
Maina Kiai is head of Human Rights Watch’s new Alliances and Partnerships Initiative and has served as UN special rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association.
Márta Pardavi is co-chair of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee.
Meeting the Demands of a Changing World
Open Society President Mark Malloch-Brown on how the Foundations are retooling to tackle today’s challenges while honoring its core values.
Quality over Quantity
The Real Question about EU Sanctions
It’s true that sanctions disrupt the plans of wealthy autocrats. But to implement them in a moral and ethical way, policymakers must establish clear rules and oversight.
A Global Coalition
Indigenous Women Are Championing Climate Justice
Throughout the world, and despite decades of being marginalized and ignored, indigenous women and communities are organizing to demand the systemic injustices of climate change be addressed.