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60 YEARS EUROPEAN SOCIAL CHARTER: High-level panel discussion with Karin Lukas

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the European Social Charter the council of Europe holds a high-level panel in Strasbourg in the morning of October 18. As part of the event, Karin Lukas, President of the European Committee of Social Rights and Senior Researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights (LBI-GMR), will discuss with various institutions of the Council of Europe about the effectiveness of the Charter and the strengthening of its mechanism to improve the implementation of social rights in Europe.

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Council of Europe, Straßbourg, Room G03, Agora

CONFERENCE: "Follow the money - financial aspects of combating human trafficking" - workshop with Helmut Sax

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On the occassion of the EU Anti-Trafficking Day the Austrian Task Force on Combating Human Trafficking is organising the Conference "Follow the money: Financial aspects of combating human trafficking" from 13 - 14 October 2021. Within the frame of the conference Helmut Sax, Senior Researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights and expert on Rights of the Child and Rights of Trafficked Persons, will be holding a workshop together with the LEFÖ Intervention Center for Trafficked Women (LEFÖ-IBF) on the topic "Access to Remedy: The Role of Compensation, Specifically for Women and Children, in Combating Human Trafficking".

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Vienna School of International Studies + online

Round table "European Social Charter – 60th anniversary and 25 years of Russian membership of the Council of Europe"

On September 29th Karin Lukas, President of the European Committee of Social Rights (Council of Europe) and senior researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights, will be speaking at the round table on the “European Social Charter – 60th anniversary and 25 years of Russian membership of the Council of Europe” in Moscow.

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Moscow, Russian Federation

Online Conference: “Immigration law and policy, border control and migrant deaths” – panel with Adel-Naim Reyhani

On September 30th Dr. Adel-Naim Reyhani, expert on asylum and migration law at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights, will be speaking at the international conference “immigration law and policy, border control and migrant deaths” of the Humboldt University Berlin on the topic of “The Rightlessness of Refugees in Libya”.

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Zoom

Public Conference: "60 years on bringing the European Social Charter into changed times"

On October 6th Karin Lukas, President of the European Committee of Social Rights (Council of Europe) and senior researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights, will be speaking at the conference “60 years on bringing the European Social Charter into changed times” on the topic of reinforcing the ESC System and Its Importance in Europe.

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Online via MS Teams

International Expert Round Table with Helmut Sax

Understanding the Linkages between (Labour) Exploitation, Migration & Human Trafficking

On Tuesday, September 14th, our colleague and child rights expert Helmut Sax will speak at the international Think-tank event "Understanding the Linkages between (Labor) Exploitation, Migration & Human Trafficking" on the subject of human trafficking and migration.

"Access to justice for migrants requires institutional support, both for adults and for young people," so Helmut Sax. During the panel discussion, the experts will discuss the gap between theory and practice, give a deep insight into reality and suggest possible solutions.

 

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Chamber of Labour, Theresianumgasse 16-18, 4th District, Vienna

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