Human Rights Institute
Memories of the Past, to Support the Future: UConn Presents 2023 Dodd Prize with Sweeping Conversation about Global Democracy
'This year’s recipient of the Dodd Prize embodies the understanding that human rights are a cause that cannot be limited to individual countries'
Inaugural Human Rights Summit Comes to The Dodd Center with Critical Focus on Global Assault on Democracy
UConn community and leaders, activists, academics, artists, policymakers, and students from across the country and around the world will come together in Storrs to place critical focus on human rights at the inaugural Human Rights Summit at The Dodd Center
Genocide Fears in Darfur Have Attracted Little Attention – Have Nations Abandoned Their Responsibility to Protect Civilians?
Today there is little appetite among the international community to intervene in a way that would protect civilians
2023 Malka Penn Award Recognizes Beneath the Wide Silk Sky and The Tower of Life
Children’s literature selections honored for outstanding work addressing human rights issues and themes
New Christopher J. Dodd Chair in Human Rights Practice to Direct Dodd Impact Programs
James Waller, eminent scholar of the Holocaust and genocide studies, will combine classroom learning with human rights practice
Big Changes for Big Business as EU Human Rights Law Nears Enactment
If it works as intended, the EU law could be transformative in protecting human rights, including worker health and safety and workers’ free speech, around the world
Connecticut and UConn are Leaders in Clean Energy and Sustainability
Our leaders, innovators, and scholars have worked tirelessly to drive progress in sustainability, moving us toward independence from fossil fuels and steeling our power grid against severe weather and other risk factors.
UConn to Award 2023 Dodd Prize to Ukraine’s Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center
In addition to the awarding of the Dodd Prize, a panel about Babyn Yar will be featured at the inaugural Human Rights Summit to be held on October 25, 26, and 27, at UConn’s Dodd Center for Human Rights
Northeast Human Rights Film Festival to Showcase Documentaries, Rally Audiences to Action
The inaugural film festival aims to connect filmmakers, human rights advocates, and community groups with the common goal of sustained, transformational impact