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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".

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.

Atelierhaus der Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien

The EU and Human Rights. Findings from the FRAME Project

This conference is closing the European research project FRAME after its four year duration. Panel themes are e.g. "Hard economic times and economic, social and cultural rights in the European Union", facilitated by Karin Lukas and "The EU’s commitment to human rights: Ways forward" with Manfred Nowak.

See the full programme here.

Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Sciences and Arts, B-1000 Brussels

Social Rights in the EU and the European Social Charter


15:00    Opening and welcome by MEP Paloma Lopez

15:15    Panel I: National Experiences in relation with the European Social Charter.
Member States conflicting juridical obligations to the EU to the Social Charter, current experiences and shortcomings.

Carmen Salcedo, Universidad de Valencia
Francesco Costamagna, Università di Torino
Sam Hägglund, EFBWW

Moderation and conclusions: MEP Barbara Spinelli

16:30     Coffee Break in the room

European Parliament, Brussel

FRA 10 years anniversary - Human Rights in Europe

10 Jahre FRA / 10 Years FRA

Government officials, diplomats, civil society representatives and those charged with making human rights relevant for the general public will come together on 28 February 2017 in Vienna to mark the 10th anniversary of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). The anniversary provides the framework for participants to discuss the situation of human rights in Europe today and look to the future on how to ensure that human rights remain central to tackling the various challenges that the EU currently faces.

Haus der Europäischen Union, Wipplingerstrasse 35, 1010 Vienna

Giant Children representing the UN-Convention on the Rights of the Child

The Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations (Vienna) and Caritas Vorarlberg, in cooperation with the United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna, invite you to attend the opening of the exhibition “Giant Children representing the UN-Convention on the Rights of the Child“.

Vienna International Centre (VIC) – Rotunda