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October 17, 2016

The Permanent Missions of France, Iraq, and the United States Have the honor to invite you to a briefing

Featuring remarks by Iraqi, Yazidi Activists

October 26, 2016

As the Obama Administration winds down, National Security Advisor Susan Rice will deliver an address to summarize the administration's historic efforts to protect and expand the human rights and dignity of LGBTQ people around the world, as well as to lay out some of the challenges that lie ahead for the next administration.

Past Events

Featured | June 22, 2016

The support of volunteer lawyers is fundamental to the pro bono representation work of Human Rights First.

December 13, 2016
The 2016 Human Rights Summit will take place on December 13, 2016 at the Newseum, in Washington D.C. The summit seeks to build consensus for action on a range of issues, from protecting the rights...
December 12, 2016
Honoring: Caleb Orozco  Executive Director of United Belize Advocacy Movement (UNIBAM) and lead plaintiff in the landmark case that overturned Belize's sodomy law & Olena Hloba...
November 29, 2016
Hiermit möchte Human Rights First Sie herzlich zu einer Diskussion am runden Tisch zum Thema der steigenden Intoleranz und Hasskriminalität in Deutschland einladen.  Im Dezember wird Human...
October 27, 2016
  Veterans for American Ideals, in partnership with the LBJ Washington Center, will host a screening of the award-winning documentary Salam Neighbor to raise awareness of the millions of...
October 26, 2016
Special Event featuring Ambassador Susan E. Rice, National Security Advisor Location: Atrium, SIS Hashtag: #globalequality Live Stream Here The School of International Service at American...


Annual Events

The 2016 Human Rights Summit will take place on December 13, 2016 at the Newseum, in Washington D.C.

Learn More about the Human Rights First Award Dinner