We are extremely pleased to be able to invite you to an exceptional event with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein (Office Of The High Commissioner For Human Rights): "Migration: Why human rights matter." on Friday, 29 April 2016 at 15:00 at Palais Harrach (Freyung 3-3A, 1010 Wien). The event is held with support of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and in cooperation with the Office Of The High Commissioner For Human Rights (OHCHR).
Research Centre Human Rights
The inter-disciplinary Research Centre “Human Rights” was established as a subunit of the Faculty of Law at the University of Vienna in May 2014. The Research Centre succeeded the Research Platform “Human Rights in the European Context” after a six‐year period of successful interdisciplinary research in the field of human rights. The leader of the Research Centre Manfred Nowak closely works together with the deputy-leaders Christina Binder and Hannes Tretter.
The Research Centre assembles 15 academics of 10 departments of 5 faculties of the University of Vienna with the purpose of strengthening the interdisciplinary research on the topic of human rights.
The HUMAN RIGHTS TALKS and the film series of the Research Centre Human Rights have taken place since 2009 in cooperation with the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights.
Link to the Research Centre: http://human-rights.univie.ac.at
Brasil // Maria Augusta Ramos // Documentary // 87 min // OmeU
In cooperation with the Swiss Embassy in Austria.
Screening on the occasion of the Sakharov Award 2015
In cooperation with the information office of the European Parliament in Austria.
Sweden // 2011 // Documentary // Javeria Rizvi Kabani, Jonny Von Wallstrom, Alexandra Sandels // 57 min. // OmeU
On the occasion of the approaching EU accession of Croatia, Herwig HÖLLER (Journalist of FALTER), Hannes TRETTER (Member of the Research Platform "Human Rights in the European Context", University of Vienna; Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights) and Luka MAĐERIĆ (Head of the Office for Human Rights of the Croatian Government) will discuss the role of the EU integration policy on democratisation processes and the promotion of human rights in the enlargement countries.
Within the framework of the events series HUMAN RIGHTS TALKS, the following panel discussion will take place on the 30th of October 2012 at 19:00 in the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna: "Menschenrechtliche Aus- und Umbauarbeiten des Hauses Europa? Die Rolle der EU bei der Beförderung von Menschenrechten und Rechtsstaatlichkeit in Beitrittskandidatenstaaten".
USA / Sasha Friedlander / 2012 / 80 min / OmeU / Österreichpremiere