Annual Meeting 2015

Annual Meeting 2014

“Inspirational, motivation, encouraging” – the verdict from participants of ECCHR's third annual alumni meeting. The conference in Berlin on 7 and 8 November 2014 was attended by over 80 former and current trainees, as well as guests from Asia, Australia, Europa, North and South America and Africa. A total of over 80 burgeoning and experienced human rights lawyers took part in the event. Participants met with other alumni and renowned lawyers from international organizations over the course of the alumni meeting, engaging in workshops, podium discussions and talks. Speakers included Colin Gonsalves from the ECCHR partner organization Human Rights Law Network in India. He spoke of how his organization uses legal work to implement their vision of a more just world. Other themes included: visual depiction of evidence, proceedings in non-legal forums, founding your own NGO and the art of communication in controversial cases. A total of over 300 alumni have taken part in ECCHR's Education Program since it began in 2008.

Annual Meeting 2013

On 15 and 16 November 2013 60 former and current trainees, employees and international guests from Europe, Asia, Australia, North- and South America and Africa took part in the second ECCHR Alumni Annual Meeting. In working groups, participants discussed current human rights issues such as migration, the environment, human rights defenders, whistleblowing and sexualized violence. On the second day of the event, participants took part in a self-organized workshop on personal and ethical issues for politically motivated human rights defenders

Annual Meeting 2012

More than 60 ECCHR alumni took part in our inaugural Alumni Meeting in November 2012. At the meeting the alumni participated in working groups and podium discussions on career planning in the field of human rights work. The program  including a self-organized workshop entitled “How to start your own organization”. The alumni were also invited to join an ECCHR conference on strategic litigation featuring experts from around the world.  

International conference during the 1st ECCHR Alumni Week in November 2012