Center for International Human Rights

Organization's name: Center for International Human Rights
Organization's acronym: CIHR NU Law
Headquarters address  
Address: 357 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60546-3069
United States of America
Phone: 312-503-0719
Web site:

Organization type: Academics
  • English

  • German

  • French

  • Spanish

Contacts & Participation:

First Name:

Last Name:

Contact Type:

Bridget Arimond Designation
Luisa Gutierrez Quintero Designation
stephen sawyer Conference Focal Point
David Scheffer Head of Organization
Caitlin Martini Others
erica embree
Juan Calderon Meza
Michaella Baker Designation
Alexandra Tarzikhan Designation
nida jafrani
Raissa carrillo villamizar Designation
Tomisha Stanford Designation
Ahalya Sriskandarajah Others
Chimezirim Asonye Designation , Sustainable Development (primary)
Brian Citro Designation
Carolyn Frazier Designation
Serge-Delors Ndikum Designation
David Scheffer Designation , Head of Organization
Juliet Sorensen Others , Advancement of Women , Designation
Cindy Baker Designation
Cleopatra Gilbert Designation
Alessia Cipiti Designation
Samanta Suhen
Stephen P. Sawyer Others , Designation
Brian Citro Designation
Bridget Arimond Designation
Philip Sandick Others , Designation
Alexandra Tarzikhan Designation
Marisa Fenn Designation
Stephen Sawyer Social Development , Advancement of Women , Financing for Development , Designation , Sustainable Development (primary)


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Business and Industry
  • Children
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Coorporate Accountability
  • Crime Prevention
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culture
  • Development
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Family
  • Governance
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Information
  • International Law
  • International Security
  • Justice
  • Labour
  • Media
  • Minority Rights
  • New Global Institutions
  • Peace and Security
  • Private Sector
  • Refugees
  • Religion
  • Social Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Torture
  • Trade and Development
  • United Nations Funding
  • United Nations Reform
  • Values
  • Violence
  • Water
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Human rights of women
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Violence against women

  • Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • Geographic scope: International
    Country of activity:
    • Cambodia
    • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
    • Malawi
    • Thailand
    • Rwanda
    • Netherlands
    • Russian Federation
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Indonesia
    • Sudan
    • Iraq
    • Afghanistan
    • Mexico
    • India
    • Sierra Leone
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Uganda
    • Serbia
    • El Salvador
    • State of Palestine
    • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    • Libya
    • Israel
    • Pakistan
    • Croatia
    • Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Millennium Development Goals:
    • Promote gender equality and empower women
    • Develop global partnership for development
    Mission statement:
    Year established (YYYY): 1999
    Organizational structure: The CIHR NU Law is an organization that exists within the Bluhm Legal Clinic which forms as integral part of the Northwestern University School of Law. The CIHR operates under the authority of its By Laws.
    Number and type of members: The Director of the CIHR NU Law is Professor David Scheffer; CIHR members as of this writing are Professors Bridget Arimond; Sandra Babcock; Stephen Sawyer,Juliet Sorensen and Caroline Kaeb. Detail about the individual members of the CIHR team are available on the website listed above.
    Affiliation with NGO networks: The CIHR liases with innumberable NGOs, but has no formal ties to any single NGO
    Funding structure:
    • Donations and grants from domestic sources

    Funding structure other: The operations of the CIHR NU Law are funded primarily through the formal budget of Northwestern Univerity Law School, supplemented by donations from outside organizations.

    Additional Information

    Social Development

    Accreditation to:

    Main Objective

    Special Event / Application for Consultative Status with ECOSOC