Human Rights News

Professor Silvia Scarpa Leads Service Learning Workshop

The JCU Center for Professional and Continuing Education hosted a workshop “Human Rights and Gender Equality Training for Law Enforcement Authorities” on Wednesday, November 15.

WeWorld Index 2017: Women and Children Between Social Inclusion and Exclusion

On Thursday, October 19, the JCU Service Learning Project welcomed Stefano Piziali and Rita Mannella for the lecture on “Social Inclusion and Exclusion Between Children, Adolescents and Women."

Guarini Institute Welcomes Existence March Founder Bahar Adanc

The Guarini Institute and the STAND Club hosted a presentation titled “Existence March: Kurdish identity and the political walk for diplomatic recognition.”

Service Learning and Croce Rossa Meet Italian High School Students

Professor Andrea Lanzone held a seminar on the JCU Service Learning Project – Combining Fieldwork and Education for Italian high school students.

Migration Flows in the Mediterranean: a Humanitarian Crisis

Professor Antonella Salvatore welcomed Flavio Di Giacomo from the Coordination Office for the Mediterranean at the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Announcing 2017 Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the fifth edition of the Summer School on Migration and Human Rights.

Music Against Violence: Student Karima 2G Performs for Amnesty International

JCU student and rapper Anna Maria Gehnyei, aka Karima 2G, recently wrote and performed lead vocals on “Roots,” a song recorded in collaboration with History and Amnesty International Italia, that aims to shed light on contemporary slavery.

JCU STAND Donates to Jordanian Civil Rights Organization

In December 2016, John Cabot University’s chapter of STAND (Students Taking Action Now, Darfur) donated € 400 to Nashama Alwatan, a Jordanian civil rights organization that Omar Abdel Latif, President of STAND, has been friends with for many years.

Meet Graduating Senior Hazel Ebenezer

Originally from South India but raised in a small town in the Himalayas called Mussoorie, Hazel Ebenezer recently graduated John Cabot with a major in International Affairs and a minor in Business Administration.

Professor Scarpa Gives Talk at British Embassy on International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Prof. Scarpa teaches Human Rights, Contemporary Slavery and Human Trafficking, International Law, and International Migration at John Cabot University. She is the author of the book Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery (Oxford University Press, 2008).

JCU Hosts International Media Education Summit

On November 4-5, 2016 John Cabot University co-hosted the International Media Education Summit 2016, in collaboration with Bournemouth University and the Center for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP).

Stanlake Samkange and Ryan Anderson Present the WFP at JCU

The JCU Universities Fighting World Hunger Club (UFWH), with the support of the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs, hosted an event featuring presentations by Ryan Anderson and Stanlake Samkange, from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

JCU’s Summer School on Migration and Human Rights

John Cabot University and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) are pleased to announce the fifth edition of the Summer School on Human Rights.

Corriere della Sera Publishes Part II of Professor Argentieri’s Article

On Saturday, Jan. 16, one of Italy's main daily newspapers, Corriere della Sera, published another piece by prof. Argentieri, the Director of JCU's Guarini Institute for Public Affairs.

JCU Interfaith Initiative and U.S. Embassy to the Holy See Present Panel Discussion: “Nostra Aetate 50 Years On”

The expert panel discussed the continued importance of interreligious engagement in combating intolerance.