The End to a Remote Experience

Blog 2: 30/09/22 When I applied to the McGill Human Rights Internship, I hoped to travel somewhere far, experience a different culture, and...
October 1, 2022

The Importance of Interdisciplinary Approaches

Blog 1: 27/06/22 My internship is with the Legal Clinic of Disability and Human Rights of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. Much...
October 1, 2022

Truth, Memory, and Reconciliation

“Hay futuro si hay verdad” - there is a future if there is truth. This was Colombia’s Comision de la Verdad’s (Truth Commission)...
September 30, 2022

Reflection on Refugee Resettlement Process

by Somaya Amiri Working with the Refugee Law Project (RLP) in Uganda exposed me to various challenges migrant communities face in the country...
September 29, 2022

Legislate First, Define Later

by Sophie Bisping The views expressed in this blog are my own. The Global Observatory on Academic Freedom, where I worked for a...
September 25, 2022

Living and Working at a Frontier

The views expressed in this post are my own. One day, in July, I went to the grocery store and the fresh produce...
September 15, 2022

International Criminal Justice, what’s it good for?

By Poonam Sandhu The views expressed in this blog are my own. This year marked the 20th anniversary of the entry into force...
September 15, 2022

Coming Full Circle in Sofia

by Aliya Behar The views expressed in this piece are my own. An afternoon in late July, I sat in the company of...
September 11, 2022

Global Views from Home: Lessons from a Remote Internship

By Renée Lehman From submitting an amicus curiae brief to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR), to researching potential courses of action...
September 10, 2022

North Africa’s colonial borders

by Genny Plumptre Nearly three months into my internship at the Conseil national des droits de l’Homme (CNDH), I went on a brief...
September 9, 2022

Good Gosh It’s Better Than Frosh: It’s Back to Batoche!

by Eric Epp Visting Batoche in June was a solitary, reflective experience—no other cars in the parking lot and nobody closer than whoever...
September 8, 2022

Final Thoughts

When I first applied to the International Human Rights Internship Program, I was set on working at an NGO abroad. I had fallen...
September 7, 2022