Manfred Nowak (BIM) was recently nominated by the International Cultural Diversity Organization (ICDO) as the first recipient of the ICDO Excellence Award, which is given each year to honor a person, institution or organisation for its outstanding contribution, promotion and safeguarding of Culture Diversity and Human Rights as well as for his/her/its excellence in field of work.

Politiklexikon für junge Leute

The popular reference book celebrates its tenth birthday in September 2018. What were the most important milestones and achievements in recent years? The compilation on the polis-Website allows a small ramble through ten years of work with and for the policy encyclopedia.

Logo No Hate Speech Movement

The National No Hate Speech Committee has elaborated recommendations how to combat online hate speech to the federal government and state governments. The No Hate Speech Committee, founded in June 2016, aims to raise awareness for online hate speech in Austria and supports the No Hate Speech Movement youth campaign initiated by the Council of Europe in 2013.

The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights is looking for a volunteer to support the Team ‘Human Dignity and Public Security’. The volunteer will get an insight into and be involved in a number of projects on the prevention of torture and ill-treatment.

In this contribution to the Verfassungsblog, Adel-Naim Reyhani addresses the question of how asylum law discourse should deal with the creative efforts of states to prevent the entry of asylum seekers. He explains why the tension between human rights and the aim of nation-states to shape asylum policy can only be resolved with a clear view of the shortcomings of the international order.