Several events will be offered on the occasion of the 5th Annual Conference of Migration and Integration Research in Austria from 5 - 7 December 2018. The conference will be opened with a panel discussion on "Global Governance of Mobility, Migration and Asylum: A Realistic Utopia?", which BIM will contribute to:
Michael Doyle, Columbia University, New York
Margit Ammer, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights, Vienna
Details see German version.
Presentation of results of the project "Online-Violence against Women and Girls in Austria" and Workshop for Multipliers (funded by BMGF, BKA, 2017)
The panel will focus on “Freedom of Expression” as fundamental rights underpinning the protection of all other civil liberties. As journalists, scientists and academics have become a primary target of European autocrats, how can we strengthen the ability of EU institutions and member states to defend those pillars on which respect for human rights, democratic accountability and the rule of law are based? What are the lessons learned and promising practices in Europe? How can we broaden the conversation in our societies?
Details see German version
Zentrum polis is member of the board of the Interessengemeinschaft Politische Bildung (IGPB).
The first annual conference offers a diverse programme on the field of human rights education. Patricia Hladschik, of Zentrum polis, deals with the field of tension and the interaction of democracy and human rights with regard to education. She also presents the Council of Europe's campaign "Free to speak, safe to learn - democratic schools for all", which sees the school as an important player in democracy-building.
In April 2017, the Council of Europe launched the European Policy Advisers Network (EPAN). The basis for the work of this network is the Council of Europe’s Reference Framework of Competencies for Democratic Culture (RFCDC). The Austrian experts to the EPAN network, Sigrid Steininger and Patricia Hladschik, invite to a roundtable presentation and discussion of this framework.
For more information on the event please visit the German version.