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.
22nd Annual Valerie Gordon Memorial Lecture
Jameel Jaffer, Deputy Director, ACLU
March 18, 2015 | 12:00 p.m.
240 Dockser Hall, Northeastern University School of Law
In Our Name: A Play of the Torture Years
March 19, 2015 | 4:00 p.m.
Blackman Auditorium, Northeastern University
March 19, 2015 | 6:00 p.m.
1155 Tremont Street, International Village, Northeastern University
- International Social and Economic Rights Project (iSERP) gather ESC rights experts from around the world at a conference at NUSL. See full conference program here.
- PHRGE-affiliated faculty member, Brook Baker, looks at the case of Hepatitus C drugs to understand the connection between the pricing policies of Gilead Sciences and the company's efforts to control tightly the distribution of its new Hep-C treatment.
- Professor Aziza Ahmed on "VAWA @ 20: HIV, Violence Against Women and Criminal Law Interventions"
- PHRGE has released its 2013-2014 Annual Report! Click here to read it.