Policy Engagements & Reports

2017

ABSAR, K., D. CROW, J. RON, G. MALDONADO, JP BOLANOS, J. KAIRE, & A. MARTINEZ. Will Publics Pay to Protect Rights? Evidence from Mexico City. The Human Rights Organizations Project. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota. Available also in Spanish.  Click here for the report’s extended appendix. 

2016

PANDYA. A., S. GOLDEN, J. RON, & D. CROW. The Human Rights Sector in Mumbai, India: Evidence from Activists and the Public. The Human Rights Organizations Project. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota.

2014

RON. J., S. GOLDEN, A. PANDYA, S. PEEK, L. SPARLING, & D.CROW. The Human Rights Sector in Mexico: Evidence from Activists, the Public and ElitesThe Human Rights Organizations Project, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota.

RON, J. & S. GOLDEN. The Human Rights Sector in Morocco: Evidence from Activists and the Public. The Human Rights Organizations Project, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota.

SCHMIDT, R., S. GOLDEN, J. RON, & D. CROW. The Human Rights Sector in Ecuador: Evidence from the Public. The Human Rights Organizations Project, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota.

S. GOLDEN, R. SCHMIDT, J. RON & D. CROW. The Human Rights Sector in Colombia: Evidence from the Public. The Human Rights Organizations Project, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota.

2013-Present

RON, J. Editor, openGlobalRights, an online and multilingual policy dialogue on international human rights issues and organizations, funded by the Ford Foundation, Open Society Foundation, and University of Minnesota.

2010-Present

RON, J. Scientific advisory board member and field consultant in India, Mexico & Morocco for Life for a Child, a charitable program of the Brussels-based International Diabetes Federation.

2008

THOMS, O.N.T., J. RON, & R. PARIS. The Effects of Transitional Justice Mechanisms: Implications for Analysts & Practitioners. Published by the Center for International Policy Studies at the University of Ottawa. Supported by a grant from Canada’s foreign ministry.

2007

THOMS, O.N.T., J. RON. Public Health, Conflict & Human Rights: Towards a Collaborative Research Agenda. Supported by a grant from Canada’s foreign ministry.

2006

THOMS, O.N.T., J. RON. Do Human Rights Violations Cause Civil War? Supported by a grant from Canada’s international development agency.

1999-04

RON, J. Reporting for Human Rights Watch on events in Israel/Palestine, Turkey, Nigeria, Kosovo, Chechnya, and Kyrgyzstan.

1997-98

RON, J. Human Rights & Humanitarian Assistance: Evaluating CARE’S Performance in the Eastern Zaire Refugee Camps, 1994-1996. Commissioned by CARE-USA. [Report not publicly available]

1996

RON, J. Protecting Civilians in the Former Yugoslavia. Commissioned by the International Committee of the Red Cross. [Report not publicly available]

1995

RON, J. Weapons Transfers & Violations of the Laws of War in Turkey. Commissioned by Human Rights Watch.

1994

RON, J. Torture & Ill-Treatment: Israel’s Interrogation of Palestinians. Commissioned by Human Rights Watch.

1993

RON, J. A License to Kill: Israel’s Undercover Operations. Commissioned by Human Rights Watch.