We are pleased to announce that NMHRP is now an official partner of the Model International Criminal Court (MICC). For several years we have been honored to be the only U.S. organization to be invited to participate in the mock trials in Krzyzowa, Poland. Click here to see the other MICC partners.
The newsletter created by the 2015 MICC press team gives a recap of the case verdicts and the students’ experiences. Click here to view the MICC Newsletter!
LAS CRUCES >> Just before Christmas, Laura Martinez’s plans to visit her father in Atlanta abruptly changed. Martinez, a 17-year-old senior at New America School in Las Cruces, had an important interview, closer to home. Martinez learned that she had won an essay contest sponsored by the New Mexico Human Rights Project, and had been […]
Eight New Mexico high school students will be the only Americans to participate next month in the Model International Criminal Court mock trials in Poland, a simulation of the International Criminal Court in The Hague. The students were selected by the nonprofit New Mexico Human Rights Projects (www.nmhrp.org), the one organization in the U.S. invited […]
Rio Rancho – A Cleveland High School student is among eight New Mexico high school students selected to participate in the Model International Criminal Court (MICC) mock trials in Poland next month. James Campell and the seven other students were the only Americans selected for the MICC, a simulation of the International Criminal Court in […]
FARMINGTON — A Farmington High School student is one of eight New Mexico high school students who will travel to Poland as the only Americans participating in an international mock trial program. Farmington High School senior Hannah Faulkner will traveling to Krzyzowa, Poland, to attend the 2015 Model International Criminal Court mock trials from Feb. 17-22. She will be joined by other high school students from Germany, Poland and Israel. The Model International Criminal Court is a simulation of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, located in the Netherlands.
In November 2014, NMHRP conducted a statewide essay contest on international justice and the role of the U.S. in the ICC. NMHRP received essays from 53 New Mexico high school students. Through a double-blind evaluation of both submitted essays and interviews, judges selected 8 students. NMHRP’s panel of judges was comprised of the legal counsel […]
New Mexico Human Rights Projects. for the second year, is proud to offer a professional development training for educators. Mike Dreiblatt, President of Stand Up To Bullying and an outstanding national speaker will present a dynamic, practical workshop that engages and empowers attendees to replace bullying with more positive behavior. WORKSHOP DETAILS: 6.5 Cultural CEUs […]
A two-day workshop challenging participants to take a reflective and critical look at how perpetrators of some of the world’s most heinous crimes have been addressed at the international level. Date: October 24 & 25, 2014 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location: Grand Canyon University | 6700 Jefferson NE, Building D, Suite D-2 | Albuquerque, NM […]
Under the auspices of The New Mexico Human Rights Projects, the high school students participated in the Model International Criminal Court Mock Trials in Krzyzowa,Poland. Working in international teams, the students took on the roles of judges, persecutors, defenders, and observing journalists in historic war crime cases. Guidance and training were provided by attorneys and journalists […]