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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

CONFERENCE: International Criminal Law before Domestic Courts

"Peace Treaty" Ölgemälde von Chen Ping

70 years after the drafting of the Nuremberg Principles, International Criminal Law is still confronted with major challenges: Some scholars attest that international criminal law is in a state of crisis, the International Criminal Court is under fierce attack, and core international crimes are committed regularly and often go unpunished. Overlooked in this view is the role played by national criminal jurisdictions in the prosecution of core international crimes.

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Attic Floor, Law Faculty of the University of Vienna, Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Vienna

Regional launch of The Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law

Join the regional launch of The Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law (OUP 2021) this Thursday, June 17th at 3 pm. The subject of the online discussion will be Europe’s externalisation practices and their impact on refugee protection. Our colleague Adel-Naim Reyhani, researcher in the field of asylum, anti-discrimination and diversity, is taking part in the online debate as one of the scholars participating in the discussion.

From CoE Independent Oversight to national implementation - cooperation with & support for NHRIs

Karin Lukas has been invited by the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions and the German Presidency of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers as keynote speaker at the online High-Level Meeting on the Council of Europe Recommendation on the development and strengthening of effective, pluralist and independent NHRIs, taking place on 26 April 2021 ( 10-13.15h CET).

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Virtual Event

Online Event: Taking Stock of the European Social Charter at 60 / 28 April 2021 / 10–13:30

Online Event: Taking Stock of the European Social Charter at 60 – 28 April 2021, 10–13:30

Join the online event marking the 60th anniversary of the 1961 European Social Charter! Expert speakers will focus on ‘taking stock’ of the Charter and our colleague Karin Lukas, President of the ECSR and Head of Program Line Human Rights in Development Cooperation and Business at LBI-GMR, will speak on “The European Social Charter and Equality”.

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Online Conference: The EAW, Pre-Trial Detention, Mutual Trust and Legal Assistance

This online seminar, which forms part of a series of five co-funded by the European Commission on enhancing cross-border mutual legal assistance and recognition of decisions within the context of detention, will focus on the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), ECtHR and CJEU case law in dealing with detention conditions and the application of mutual legal assistance instruments.

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