Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies (CHRHS)


CHRHS Core Training

Individuals in research clinic

CHRHS strives to reimagine the education and training of the next generation of humanitarian and human rights researchers, educators, and responders. Here we highlight training initiatives that are being carried out and managed by CHRHS. Projects >

CHRHS Training Seed Grants

Participants in youth training program

CHRHS annually funds the development of new curriculum, workshops, and simulation-based learning, both within existing institutions and as a kick-starter for independent initiatives. Funded Projects >

Brown Humanitarian and Human Rights Training

Brown faculty sign research documents

In addition to our core CHRHS training initiatives, there is a wealth of humanitarian and human rights training programs being conducted across campus. Here we highlight the training and educational programs being conducted by our affiliated faculty, fellows, and other colleagues at Brown University. Projects >

CHRHS Hack for Humanity

Organized by the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies, Hack for Humanity is an annual humanitarian focused hackathon at Brown University that brings together students to learn about the most pressing needs in the human rights and humanitarian sphere and develop creative ideas for innovative programs or technologies that could help improve the lives of disaster and conflict affected communities around the world.