Northern Illinois University

Department of History

Genocide and Human Rights Institute

NIU STAND: Recipient of the 2009 Diversity and Equity Award!

GHRI to present at Convocation 2009

The Genocide and Human Rights Institute (GHRI) is an educational resource center that supports: teaching and learning in the field of study dedicated to ending incidents of genocide, human rights violations and mass violence; the training of teachers and other educational professionals; the development of educational materials and programming; teaching resources; and community-building. 

The Institute works closely with NIU's Study Abroad program and Center for Southeast Asian Studies, regional school districts, and national organizations through partnerships and associated programming to broaden the scope of its outreach and training.