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Carr Center For Human Rights Policy
The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy is a research center of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. The Carr Center was founded in 1999 by Kennedy School alumnus Gregory C. Carr, Greg Carr, and has since developed focus areas including: Human Security, Economic Justice, Global Governance, and Equality & Discrimination. The current Faculty Director at the Carr Center is Mathias Risse. The current Executive Director is Sushma Raman. The Center was previously directed by Michael Ignatieff (2000-2005), Sarah Sewall (2005-2008), and by Rory Stewart (2009-2010). The founding Executive Director of the Center is former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, who held the position from 1998–2002. Dr. Charlie Clements, Charlie Clements served as Executive Director from 2010–2016. Fellows who are or have been associated with the Center include John Shattuck, William F. Schulz, William Schulz, Luis Moreno Ocampo, William Arkin, Roméo Dallair ...
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Research Center
A research institute, research centre, or research center is an establishment founded for doing research. Research institutes may specialize in basic research or may be oriented to applied research. Although the term often implies natural science research, there are also many research institutes in the social science as well, especially for sociology, sociological and history, historical research purposes. Famous research institutes In the early medieval period, several astronomical observatories were built in the Islamic world. The first of these was the 9th-century Baghdad observatory built during the time of the Abbasid caliph al-Ma'mun, though the most famous were the 13th-century Maragheh observatory, and the 15th-century Ulugh Beg Observatory. The Kerala School of Astronomy and Mathematics was a school of mathematics and astronomy founded by Madhava of Sangamagrama in Kerala, India. The school flourished between the 14th and 16th centuries and the original discoveries of ...
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Luis Moreno Ocampo
Luis Moreno OcampoMoreno Ocampo's surnames are often hyphenated in English-language media to mark Moreno as a surname, not a given name. (born 4 June 1952) is an Argentina, Argentine lawyer and the former first Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) (2003–2012). Previously, he played a major role in Argentina's democratic transition (1983–1991). Judicial highlights As first prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, his mandate was to establish the Office of the Prosecutor and decide where to initiate the first investigations. Under his mandate, the Office of the Prosecutor analyzed 17 situations around the world and opened investigations in seven different countries. He successfully prosecuted for crimes against humanity three heads of state, including the president of Sudan, Omar Bashir, Omar al-Bashir. At the age of 32, Luis Moreno Ocampo became deputy prosecutor of the Trial of the Juntas, where those most ...
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Organizations Established In 1999
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Taslima Nasrin
Taslima Nasrin (born 25 August 1962) is a Bangladeshi-Swedish writer, physician, feminist, secular humanist, and activist. She is known for her writing on women's oppression and criticism of religion. Some of her books are banned in Bangladesh Bangladesh (, bn, বাংলাদেশ, ), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia South Asia is the southern region of Asia, which is defined in both geography, geographical and culture, ethno-c .... She has been blacklisted and banished from the Bengal Bengal (; bn, বাংলা/বঙ্গ, translit=Bānglā/Bôngô, ) is a geopolitical, cultural and historical region located in South Asia, specifically in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent at the apex of the Bay of Bengal, p ... region (both from Bangladesh and West Bengal West Bengal (, Bengali Bengali or Bengalee, or Bengalese may refer to: *something of, from, or related to Bengal, a large region in ...
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Daniel J
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Beena Sarwar
Beena Sarwar is a Pakistani journalist, artist and filmmaker focusing on human rights, gender, media and peace. She is currently the Pakistan Editor of the Aman ki Asha (Hope for Peace) initiative, that aims to develop peace between the countries of India and Pakistan. The initiative is jointly sponsored by the Daily Jang, Jang group in Pakistan and the Times of India across the border. Education and career Prior to her current position, Beena has worked as an Assistant Editor at The Star, as Features Editor at The Frontier Post, and was the founding Editor of The News on Sunday in 1993. She has also produced television shows for Geo TV and served as Op-ed Editor for The News International. She holds a BA degree in Art and Literature from Brown University, an MA degree in TV documentary from Goldsmiths College, London and was a Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University in 2007. She also writes a popular monthly column titled 'Personal Political' which ...
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Andrea Rossi (economist)
Andrea Rossi was the Director of the Measurement and Human Rights Program at the Kennedy School of Government in the Carr Centre for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University, United States where he was policy Fello He is currently working for the United Nations as Economic and Social Policy Adviser. He has been a United Nations Officer working as advisor on child protection and human migration, migration for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) headquarters in New York City. He has been a research coordinator at the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Florence working specifically on child trafficking. Mr. Rossi is an economist with a particular focus on development and applied research. He previously worked for the International Labour Organization ILO in the East Africa Area Office, in Tanzania in charge of research and statistics on child labour. External links Carr Center for Human Rights Policy UNICEF Innocenti Research CentreILO International Labour Organization
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Omer Ismail
Omer Gamar-Eldin Ismail ( ar, عمر قمر الدين إسماعيل) is the Prime Minister's Advisor for Global Partnerships and former Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Sudan), Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs in Sudan. He took on this position in the Cabinet reshuffle of July 2020. Personal life Omer was born in the Darfur region of Sudan. After graduating from Khartoum University, he worked as research assistant to Dr. Mansour Khalid, former Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs. After fleeing Sudan, he worked for the United Nations in Somalia between 1992 and 1994. Returning to Washington, D.C., he helped found the Sudan Democratic Forum, a think tank of Sudanese intellectuals working for the advancement of democracy in Sudan, as well as co-founding the Darfur Peace and Development Organization to raise awareness about the crisis in his troubled region. Before joining the transitional Sudanese government, Ismail was a humanitarian worker and activist working to publicize War i ...
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Sally Fegan-Wyles
Sally Fegan-Wyles currently serves as the Acting Head of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). She was appointed to this position by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 10 September 2012. Prior to this, she was Senior Adviser on System-Wide Coherence in the Office of the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. Previously, she served as Director of the UN Development Group Office (UNDG), responsible for guiding and supporting the UN's reform efforts at the country level. She was Policy Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government in the Carr Centre for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University, United States, U.S.. She has been a UN staff member for 28 years, mainly working in Africa as UNICEF Representative (Liberia, Uganda, Zimbabwe) or UN Resident Coordinator (Tanzania). As Director of the UNDG, she is responsible for policy support to the UN Country Team and the UN Resident Coordinator in 134 countries, and for the implementation ...
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Caroline Elkins
Caroline Elkins (born 1969) is a professor of history History (from Greek#REDIRECT Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population is approxima ... and African and African American Studies at Harvard University Harvard University is a private Private or privates may refer to: Music * "In Private "In Private" was the third single in a row to be a charting success for United Kingdom, British singer Dusty Springfield, after an absence of nearly t ..., a visiting professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, and the founding director of Harvard's Center for African Studies. Her book, '' Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya'' (2005), won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. It was also the basis for successful claims by former Mau Mau The Mau Mau Upris ...
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Roméo Dallaire
Roméo Antonius Dallaire, (born June 25, 1946) is a Canadian humanitarian, author, retired Senate of Canada, senator and Canadian Armed Forces, Canadian Forces Lieutenant-general (Canada), lieutenant-general. Dallaire served as force commander of United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda, UNAMIR, the ill-fated United Nations peacekeeping force for Rwanda between 1993 and 1994, and attempted to stop Rwandan genocide, the genocide that was being waged by Hutu extremists against the Tutsi people and Hutu moderates. Dallaire founded The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative to help prevent the recruitment and use of child soldiers. He is a senior fellow at the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) and co-director of the W2I, Will to Intervene Project which published a policy recommendation report, "Mobilizing the Will to Intervene: Leadership and Action to Prevent Mass Atrocities". Early life and education Dallaire was born in 1946 in Denekamp, Nethe ...
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William Arkin
William M. Arkin (born May 15, 1956) is an American political commentator, best-selling author, journalist, activist, blogger, and former United States Army soldier. He has previously served as a military affairs analyst for the ''Los Angeles Times'', ''The Washington Post'', and ''The New York Times''. Biography Arkin was born in New York City in 1956. After attending public school in Manhattan, he briefly attended New York University before dropping out to enlist in the military shortly after his eighteenth birthday. Work Arkin served in United States Army, U.S. Army intelligence from 1974 to 1978, and was stationed in West Berlin. After leaving the Army, co-authored four volumes of the Nuclear Weapons Databook series for the Natural Resources Defense Council, reference books on nuclear weapons. Volume II revealed locations of all U.S. and foreign nuclear bases worldwide and was condemned by the Presidency of Ronald Reagan, Reagan Administration. The administration sought the ...
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