On behalf of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) in Geneva Hannes Tretter (Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights) and Walter Berka (University of Salzburg) prepared the study “Public Service Media under Article 10 of the European Convention of Human Rights”, which was presented and discussed at the EBU 6th Legal & Public Affairs Assembly in Athens in October 2013 as well as at the 5th Meeting Steering Committee on Media and Information Society (CDMSI) of the European Council in December 2013.
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What role do children's rights and participation play in school? There will be a kick-off workshop of this participatory research project on the 6 March 2014 at the NMS Leipziger Platz in Vienna. This project aims at developing a Children's Rights Index, which helps schools to create an atmosphere, where children's rights are taking into account.
The golden Otto Hahn Peace Medal was bestowed on Prof. Manfred Nowak (University of Vienna; Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights) by the United Nations Association of Germany for his achievements in the field of Human Rights.
The award ceremony will take place on the 17th of December 2014.
The Economic Crisis undermines Social Rights
Violations of the European Social Charter across 38 countries
In the frame of the project Music and Human Rights the students of the Cantonschool Reussbühl discussed the right of culture. One result of these workshops, facilitated by Patricia Hladschik and Maria Haupt (BIM/Zentrum polis), was a Stop-Motion-Film focused on
Culture means ...
The conference gathered high-level human rights stakeholders from around the world, above all human rights defenders and civil society representatives, UN experts including Special Procedures mandate holders and Treaty Monitoring Body members, as well as
representatives of regional and national human rights institutions, and academia. The purpose of the conference was to develop action-oriented recommendations on how to further strengthen the international human rights system and, in so doing, to give a voice to human rights defenders and civil society organisations as crucial agents for global human rights protection.