Happy Human Rights Day!

All of us at the International Justice Resource Center wish our readers, clients, partners, and supporters a very happy Human Rights Day. Human Rights Day commemorates and celebrates the values enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the world’s first universal human rights instrument. In 1950, the United Nations established Human Rights Day to increase awareness and appreciation of these

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Happy Human Rights Day 2014!

Today, the international community is celebrating Human Rights Day, commemorating the 66th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948. The UDHR enumerates fundamental rights and freedoms that are considered to be the foundation of international human rights law, and has since inspired the creation of over 60 human rights instruments that protect human

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On Giving Tuesday, Help Make Human Rights Real!

Today is Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to remembering the causes and communities that matter to us in the midst of the holiday shopping season. This year, we hope you will give in support of human rights, for all, everywhere. Today, the International Justice Resource Center is launching our new campaign, Making Human Rights Real, in preparation for a year of significantly increased

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International Law Professionals’ Happy Hour: November 5th in San Francisco

The International Justice Resource Center, the Public International Law Committee of the International Law Section of The State Bar of California, and the New Professionals Interest Group of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), are pleased to invite you to join us at a networking opportunity for current practitioners in international law and students and new professionals interested in entering this exciting

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6 Key Takeaways on Protecting Women’s Rights through International Law and Advocacy

More than 75 people gathered last Thursday for Protecting Women’s Rights: International Law & Advocacy, a full-day conference for advocates and lawyers organized by the International Justice Resource Center (IJRC). The training, held at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, featured some of the most distinguished human rights and women’s rights practitioners in the world speaking on a variety

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