Strasbourg

60/60: The Role of NATO Post-9/11

conference

01.04.2009, 00:00 Uhr

A conference on April 1st, 2009 is jointly organized by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), based in New York, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) based in Paris, and the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), based in Berlin took place.

The purpose of the Conference was to discuss the nature and significance of NATO’s commitment to international human rights and the rule of law. In particular, speakers will address NATO’s changing role  in the global context of the fight against terrorism post-9/11, and, inter alia, examine NATO’s role in the rendition of terrorist suspects to secret prisons and torture sites.

With experienced and prestigious speakers ranging from academics, lawyers, and victims of human rights violations, to representatives of NATO and the European Court of Human Rights, the conference was a unique platform to debate critical questions which took place on the eve of NATO’s 60th Anniversary Summit in Strasbourg, and four months after the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration for Human Rights.

The conference will be a one day and contain three panels and a keynote address. It will take place in the 18th century famous “Salle Mozart”, 1 rue du Miroir, in the heart of the city of Strasbourg (http://sallemozart.free.fr/) from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM.

Berlin

Deadly dam collapse in Brazil: Are German companies responsible?

discussion

22.10.2019, 19:00 Uhr

Tagungswerk
Lindenstraße 85, 10969 Berlin

In January 2019, a dam burst at an iron ore mine near Brumadinho, Brazil, killing more than 270 people. The toxic sludge polluted large sections of the Paraopeba River, poisoning thousands of people's...

Berlin

Colonial Repercussions V: The Case of Namibia

Symposium

29.11.2019, 14:00 Uhr

Akademie der Künste (AdK)

The issue of (post-)colonial injustice is more present than ever before in German and European legal and cultural policy debates. Still, this development towards addressing the past has not had much...

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