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Autumn Conference of the Austrian Commission of Jurists 2017

The Autum Conference of the Austrian Commission of Jurists 2017 will take place on the 20th - 22nd of October. The topic of the conference is Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development in our globalised economy. Karin Lukas of the Ludwig Boltzman Insitute of Human Rights will be joining as one of the speakers. Her talk: "Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Violations and the Access to Effective Legal Remedies" will be held on the 21st of October 2017.

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Vienna (Notice: different locations! - see programme)

Human Trafficking in Conflict and Crisis Situations

On the occasion of the EU Anti-Trafficking Day the Austrian Task Force on Combating Human Trafficking organizes this conference in cooperation with the OSCE Special Representative and Coordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, the Vienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation (VIDC) and the International
Organization for Migration (IOM). The event takes place in the framework of the Austrian OSCE Chairmanship.

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Location: 
Neuer Saal, Hofburg, Heldenplatz, 1010 Vienna

Small but mighty: Can small-scale farmers feed the world?

Even ten years after the food crisis of 2007/08, news of famine has not abated. Despite small-scale farmers contributing disproportionately to world food production, their own human rights hang in the balance being. Small scale farmers, as a group, are at high risk of expulsion, land grabbing, hunger and malnutrition. The 2007 food crisis was caused by unsustainable agricultural and commercial policy, which is oriented towards profit maximisation, growth and industrialisation.

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Dachgeschoß des Juridicums (Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Wien)

Re-Branding Human Trafficking - The Interface of Migration, Human Trafficking and Slavery

International Expert Round Table organized by the Regional Implementation Initiative on Preventing & Combating Human Trafficking / Helga Konrad, Institute for the Danube Region and Central  Europe (IDM)

Introductory Remarks by Helmut Sax: "We need to listen to the voice of trafficked children!" at the Panel "Where have all the Children gone?...and when will we ever learn?"

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Location: 
Haus der Europäischen Union/Representation of the European Commission in Austria Wipplingerstraße 35, Vienna

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