Welcome to The Human RightS Initiative

The Human RightS Initiative (HRSI) is an awareness raising and capacity building organization based at Central European University (CEU). It was founded in 1999 by the students of the CEU Legal Studies Human Rights Program. Since then it has grown into an internationally-recognized human rights organization, focusing on youth involvement, education and active student participation. HRSI's mission is to promote social engagement through awareness raising and capacity building.

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On Feb. 5th, CEU hosted its 11th annual NGO Fair organized by the Human RightS Initiative with a record number of 30 organizations attending. CEU students had an opportunity to network with representatives of non-for-profit organizations and get to know more about volunteering opportunities and internships.