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BIICL Event ‘When Private Vessels Rescue Migrants: Legal Implications’

admin 20th November 2020

27 November 2020 | 15.30 – 17.00 (UK time)  The past 2 decades have seen growing numbers of migrants, and would-be asylum seekers, embarking on perilous sea crossings to flee violence, conflict or persecution. Private vessels have increasingly been called on to assist persons in distress. These vessels are regularly faced with delays in disembarkation of rescued […]

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Film: In Solidarity – The Migration Blanket

admin 19th November 2020

In Solidarity – The Migration Blanket is a collaborative artwork created during COVID-19 by Refugee and Asylum Seeker girls and women around the world and International Artist and Human Rights Activist, Salma Zulfiqar. The artwork shines a light on the need for compassion, tolerance and acceptance of Refugees and Migration and gives Refugee and Asylum […]

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Right to a Better World-Documentary Series

admin 18th November 2020

Health is a human right, and tactics learned from the human rights movement can help ensure every person access to the highest standard of sexual and reproductive health. The Oxford Human Rights Hub, World Health Organization, the UN Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights and Human Reproduction Programme present a new documentary series […]

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Grand Final of the Herbert Smith Freehills Disability Mooting Championship 14 November: Oxford v Cambridge and Panel Discussion

admin 13th November 2020

Both the Grand Final and Panel Discussion will take place online 14 November 2020, 2:45PM to 6:00PM. Register here for the webinar link. About The Herbert Smith Freehills Disability Mooting Championship: Oxford v Cambridge This prestigious moot court competition has been established by the Oxford Law Faculty to promote the intellectual study of disability and its […]

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Leading Human Rights Organizations Petition UN and Release Report on Case Emblematic Of Maduro’s Assault on Rule of Law

admin 13th November 2020

The Case of Judge Afiuni and the Survival of the Rule of Law in Venezuela On Thursday 12 November, the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights (RWCHR), the International Bar Association􏰁s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) appealed to the United Nations to hold Venezuela accountable for the 11-year persecution and […]

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Research Assistant Position with the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

admin 8th November 2020

The research assistant will work under the supervision of Dr Katia Bianchini, Research Fellow, Max Planck for Social Anthropology (Advokatenweg 36, 06114 Halle (Saale), Germany; bianchini@eth.mpg.de). Fixed term from 1 January 2020 to 31 August 2020 Contract type: Service contract (Werkvertrag) Salary: negotiable Hours: 8/10 hours/week Workplace: home-based Main tasks Support of empirical legal and socio-legal research in the field of […]

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Call for Papers: European Yearbook on Human Rights 2021

admin 8th November 2020

  Special Focus: Human Rights in times of a pandemic The European Yearbook on Human Rights is shedding light on current human rights topics of concern and the most pressing issues that impair human rights protection, the rule of law and democracy in Europe and beyond. Large parts of 2020 have been marked by an […]

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Job Opportunities: Right to Education Initiative

admin 2nd November 2020

  The Right to Education Initiative (RTE) is hiring for three new exciting positions: A Programme Manager on Early Childhood Education. A part time Programme Officer to work on the right to public education and non-states actors involvement in education. A part time Communication Manager. RTE is a global human rights organisation focusing on the right to […]

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IACL Virtual Global Roundtable: ‘Democracy 2020’

admin 27th October 2020

  On 18-26 November the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL) Global Roundtable ‘Democracy 2020: Assessing Constitutional Decay, Breakdown, and Renewal Worldwide’ will take place as series of 9 inter-connected webinars. Featuring 50 speakers from 5 continents across 5 days, the webinars will be devoted to an array of themes including global and regional overviews, […]

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WEBINAR & LAUNCH of the report ‘Access to Justice in Europe for Victims of International Crimes’ – 26 October

admin 26th October 2020

MEP Saskia Bricmont, together with the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) and REDRESS invite you to an online webinar for the launch of the report: Breaking Down Barriers: Access to Justice in Europe for Victims of International Crimes. Drawing on two years of consultations with 140 […]

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MOOC on Promoting and Protecting Human Rights: a Global Overview

admin 14th October 2020

The Global Campus of Human Rights is glad to inform you that registrations for the MOOC on Promoting and Protecting Human Rights: a Global Overview are still open. The course provides participants with a solid basis to understand, know and stand up for human rights. It is articulated in 2 modules: Module 1 (two classes) […]

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