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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
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • El Salvador
  • Uganda
  • Malawi
  • Croatia
  • Pakistan
  • State of Palestine
  • Sierra Leone
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Afghanistan
  • Serbia
  • Russian Federation
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • India
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Israel
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Rwanda
  • Thailand
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Sudan
  • Libya
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Develop global partnership for development
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    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.
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