September: Confirmed survey expansion to China and India
June: 2021 global data release
February – March: Roll-out of expert survey to respondents (collecting information about 2020)
August: Confirmed survey expansion to Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Taiwan
June: 2020 global data release
February: Released beta calculator for calculating HRMI economic and social rights metrics by population subgroup
February – March: Roll-out of expert survey to respondents (collecting information about 2019)
August: Pacific region co-design workshop in Auckland
June: 2019 global data release in New York
February – March: Roll-out of expert survey to respondents (collecting information about 2018)
September: Third co-design workshop, co-hosted with Amnesty International Southern Africa in Johannesburg South Africa, to further hone our data visualisations and plan next steps
March: Release of pilot metrics and data visualisation tools on our Rights Tracker, together with economic and social rights scores.
November – December: Calculation of civil and political rights pilot metrics and testing with in-country partners
October: Roll-out of survey in pilot countries (collecting information about first half of 2017)
September: Selection of pilot countries
August: Call for nominations of countries to include in civil and political rights pilot
May: Launch of HRMI website
March: Second co-design workshop, hosted by the Center for Study of Global Issues (GLOBIS) at the University of Georgia, focused on developing a new methodology for measuring civil and political rights.
Human Rights Measurement Initiative comes in to being as a collaborative global project.
October: First co-design workshop, hosted by the Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut, creates a space to survey the human rights data landscape, discuss gaps, and envisage the future.