Congratulations to 2010 Advocate Bakary Tandia who was one of 27 leaders and organizations honored by the New York City Police Department Community Affairs Bureau for their continued support to the immigrant community and for helping the New Immigrant Outreach Unit in improving community relations throughout the city.
David L. Phillips in the New York Times: “How to Heal Balkan Wounds for Good”
David L. Phillips, (Director, Program on Peace-building and Rights) published an article in the New York Times calling for an arrangement between partition into monoethnic mini-states and a continentwide superstate in the Balkans (May 10, 2013). This middle way would preserve national sovereignty and borders, while enabling members of ethnic and other groups to engage in cross-border cooperation in several fields.
“Honoring Indigenous Women’s Vision and Creativity: FIMI Leadership Awards 2013”
24 May, 2013, Deutsches Haus, Columbia University
The Indigenous Women's Leadership Forum IIWF/FIMI will honor two indigenous women, an elder and a youth, who, as participants of the Global Leadership School of Indigenous Women and the Indigenous Women Leaders at Columbia: Two-day Seminar, have demonstrated exceptional leadership and who has made a meaningful impact on their communities, countries or at international level defending their own rights. ISHR congratulates all participants!