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Workshop "No Hate Speech"

On the occasion of the "Citizenship Days" campaign, a free workshop on the topic "Discrimination and Racism in the Net and how to deal with it: The No Hate Speech Movement" was raffled by the Austrian Centre for Citizenship Education in Schools.

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direkt am Schulstandort

Cinema and Human Rights | The Revolution Won't Be Televised

(c) The Revolution Won't Be Televised

Y'en a marre - "We've had enough!" is a youth protest movement with an influence far beyond the Senegalese borders. Rap music and youth culture are at the heart of the movement against its former President Abdoulaye Wade and serve as a powerful voice against a corrupt political system. Demonstrations, concerts, meetings, campaigns, arrests - as a close companion of the protagonists, filmmaker Rama Thiaw intimately documents the movement's hopeful and seminal path of resistance in a country where two thirds of the population are under 25 and long for new beginnings.

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Schikaneder (Margaretenstraße 22-24, 1040 Wien)

Cinema and Human Rights | Black Code

Scene of the film Black Code

Based on Ronald Deibert’s book of the same name, Nicholas de Pencier’s Black Code follows ‘internet sleuths’ from the Toronto-based group Citizen Lab, who travel the world exposing unprecedented levels of global digital espionage and revealing how governments control and manipulate the internet in order to censor and monitor their citizens.

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Top Kino (Rahlgasse 1, 1060 Wien)

Trafficking in Children and the Best Interests of the Child

 17th Alliance against Trafficking in Persons Conference (OSCE), Copyright: OSCE

At 03. und 04. of April already the 17th OSCE Alliance against Trafficking in Persons Conference takes place in Vienna. During panel 2 on 04.04. Helmut Sax will discuss Protection of children and best practise. Also he will present the annual GRETA-Report focusing trafficking of children.

For further information of this event see this link: http://www.osce.org/event/alliance17

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Neuer Saal, 2nd floor, Hofburg, Vienna

Human Rights and Vulnerability: Conceptualization, Contestation and Resilience

As part of the FRAME-Project Monika Mayrhofer will attend a workshop on 'Human Rights and Vulnerability: Conceptualization, Contestation and Resilience' on 5 April 2017. She will present a paper on the topic: "Dismantling Vulnerability. The implicit racism and sexism of the vulnerability discourse in the human rights context".

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Universität Utrecht, Domplein 29, 3512 JE Utrecht, Niederlande

Is there a liability to integrate? - Hannes Tretter live at Ö1

Fundamental rights, language and integration are the important topics discussed by Hannes Tretter on tuesday, 21.03.2017, starting at 2:05 pm at Ö1 - Liveshow "Von Tag zu Tag". The discussion centers around the question, whether there are juridical obligations. Everyone interested can call and ask questions at number: 0800 22 69 79; discussion language is german.

Additionally in the next days a further examination of this topic, a new BIM-Position, will be uploaded on our homepage.

LBG Meet Science

LBG meet Science with Nesterval, Copyright: Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft

On the occasion of establishing the LBG Career Center, the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft (LBG) stages in cooperation with Nesterval the Meet Science Event as an interactive story. In this interplay of reality and fiction participants have the chance to get to know fictional, historic, and real scientists as well as their interesting career-paths.

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Atelierhaus der Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien

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