Exporting Repression: The Spread of Human Rights Violations in the Former Soviet Union and How Institutions Respond

This panel discussion will examine the role the EU can play in responding to the development of repressive laws and practices across the former Soviet Union, including “foreign agents” laws and other restrictions on NGO activities, laws restricting LGBTI rights, security sector cooperation, limits on freedom of assembly, and crackdowns on media and internet freedom.Time:… Read more »

Public health and human rights: Current challenges and possible solution

Participation fee: 260 EURThe seminar on public health and human rights will host some of the world’s most renowned experts on health related human rights. Their presentations will be organized in three panels. Presentations in each panel will be followed by an interactive discussion with other participants. The seminar will address three major conceptual areas:… Read more »

Glasgow Human Rights and Anti-Racism Hustings

Ask anything (related to the election) that you want, but questions coonected to SACC’s human rights, civil liberties and anti-racism programme for the next Scottish parliament would be especially welcome.Confirmed speakers: Pauline McNeill (Labour), Robert Brown (Lib Dems), Pinar Aksu (RISE), Patrick Harvie (Greens), Lynn Sheridan (Solidarity), John Mason (SNP). Time: 17:30 – 19:30

House Divided Against Itself? Identities and Cultures in Violent Conflict

Europe and many parts of the world are experiencing tension, fear and unrest caused by the surfacing and eruption of new and old threats: financial uncertainty and crisis, religious and ethnic intolerance, waves of legal and illegal immigration, and minorities that claim autonomy and political recognition. This unrest has increasingly given rise to hatred, violence… Read more »

Make Equality Real! – Live Diversity, Establish Equality!

Target group: NGOs, schools, universities, public sector entities working with children and youthAll human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” – The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Even today states have therefore the duty to treat all people with equal dignity and to submit the same opportunities regardless of their nationality,… Read more »

The Venice Academy of Human Rights

Target group: Academics, practitioners, Ph.D./J.S.D. and master students.Participation fee: 500 € The Venice Academy of Human Rights is an international and interdisciplinary programme of excellence for human rights education, research and debate. It provides an enriching forum for emerging ideas, practices and policy options in the field of human rights. The Academy hosts distinguished experts… Read more »

International Summer School in Forced Migration

The International Summer School in Forced Migration fosters dialogue between academics, practitioners and policymakers working to improve the situation of refugees and forced migrants.The Summer School offers an intensive, interdisciplinary and participative approach to the study of forced migration. It aims to enable people working with refugees and other forced migrants to reflect critically on… Read more »