The Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) is at the center of the School of Law’s human rights efforts and works closely with scholars, institutions and advocates nationally and internationally to address issues of human rights and economic development. Reflecting our faculty's interests, PHRGE is particularly engaged with the international movement to promote economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights.
- PHRGE seeks a passionate and committed human rights lawyer to fill a part-time position as the Program's Assistant Director. This is a one-year, grant-funded position, with possibility for renewal, based on funding. Review the position announcement online at: https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/33084
- PHRGE's Leo Beletsky recently co-authored an article analyzing the impact of police education programs on the HIV response in Kyrgystan. Read his article here.PHRGE releases new report, "At What Cost? The Charter School Model and the Human Right to Education."
- PHRGE's 2014 Human Rights Institute gathers academics, advocates and educators to explore the theme, "Rethinking Education Reform: A Human Rights Perspective."
- PHRGE Co-Director, Martha Davis, co-edits new textbook, "Human Rights Advocacy in the United States"
- PHRGE has released its 2013-2014 Annual Report! Click here to read it.