Summer 2016

IDN News
From the Director

From the Director

Change makers do not come into this world knowing that they are destined to work for good. They are shaped through life experience, inspiration, mentoring, and support networks to lead and contribute to positive social transformation. As this issue of IDN News goes to press, I have just finished participating in The Carter Center’s Human Rights Defender’s Forum. This year...  >>


Game Changers

Meet Our Game Changers

From decolonizing human rights to fighting human trafficking in Nepal, we invite you to read about and meet our change makers featured in the IDN summer newsletter...   >>


World-renowned Professor Calls for Humility in Human Rights

World-Renowned Professor Calls for Humility in Human Rights

On February 25, the Institute for Developing Nations presented a lecture, “It’s Time to Decolonize Human Rights” by Abdullahi An–Na’im, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Senior Fellow...  >>


ELMO

ELMO

In 2014, the IDN launched the ELMO Initiative in collaboration with The Carter Center and Laney Graduate School, in line with its mission of finding new ways for higher education to help solve the world’s most complex development problems. ELMO is an online, open-source mobile data collection and reporting system, originally designed...  >>


My Body is Not a Battleground

My Body is Not a Battleground

On April 19, The IDN co-sponsored a discussion titled “My Body Is Not a Battleground: The Arts, Sexual Violence, and Human Rights in the DRC.” The program was part of the sixth- annual Africa Belle festival themed Heroines d’Afrique, Sheroes of Africa, presented by Alliance Française d’Atlanta...  >>


Using ELMO to Document Human Rights Violations in Burundi - Gabrielle Bardall

Using ELMO to Document Human Rights Violations in Burundi - Gabrielle Bardall

On Friday, April 22, 2016, Gabrielle Bardall, The Carter Center human rights analyst for Burundi, talked about her experience using ELMO to document human rights abuses in that country. Bardall’s presentation was part of the ELMO...  >>


Election Observation: A Means for Protecting Civil Rights - IDN Interviews Markku Suksi

Election-Observation: A Means for Protecting Civil Rights - IDN Interviews Markku Suksi

The Institute for Developing Nations and The Carter Center’s Democratic Election Standards Project had the pleasure of hosting Professor Markku Suksi as visiting scholar during spring 2016...  >>


From the Director

Where Are They Now?

IDN Scholars continuing to make change...  >>