OpenGlobalRights receives in-kind and support from the University of Minnesota, a world leader in human rights teaching and research. The University of Minnesota's human rights community includes the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Human Rights Program, Masters Degree in Human Rights, and Human Rights Center.
OpenGlobalRights is also supported by the Ford Foundation, Open Society Foundations, University of Ottawa, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Prospera - The International Network of Women's Funds.
Collaborating Partners & Initiatives
Perspectives works with different organizations to develop and promote articles and debates, including Dejusticia's Global Rights Blog, Forum Asia, Conectas Human Rights' Sur International Journal on Human Rights, and The Rights Track Podcast.
OGR also partners with NGOs, scholars, practitioners and activists to convene debates on specific topics. For example:
- In 2017, we partnered with staff from Human Rights Watch and the Bernstein Institute for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University to explore the mental health challenges facing human rights workers.
- That same year, we also partnered with academics from Arizona State University and the University of Virgina to publish debates on social science experiments and human rights, and on engaging perpetrators of human rights abuses.
- In 2016, we worked with the Center for Strategic and International Studies to discuss closing space for civil societies worldwide.
- In 2015, we partnered with the Center for Economic and Social Rights to convene a discussion on human rights-based approaches to economic inequality.
- That same year, we partnered with Prospera - The International Network for Women's Funds and the International Human Rights Funders Group to develop a series on local resource mobilization strategies.