Michael Doyle vividly recalls his first experience with international migration. One evening in 1956 his father, a diplomat then working at the American embassy in Paris, arrived home followed by a bus filled with Hungarians.
Challenges facing the EU today, including issues with refugees and migrants arriving in Europe, are addressed by the European Institute Director and Professor at Columbia University Adam Tooze and European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans on Sept.
The 20-year conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed an estimated 5.4 million people since the 1990s—making it the deadliest since World War II—and armed attacks by different groups occur every week.
Columbia awarded its first Global Freedom of Expression Prizes to courts in Turkey and Zimbabwe and to a U.K.-based legal services organization in recognition of their contributions to free speech and a free press.
Columbia University’s inaugural Global Freedom of Expression Prizes were awarded on March 11 to the Constitutional Court of Turkey, the Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe and the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI).
Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger reflects on the inaugural Global Freedom of Expression Prizes, which recognize the best judicial decisions and legal representation around the world in advancing international legal norms and principles of freedom of expression.