Rusland Internationale conferentie over mensenrechten in de EU en Rusland
5 november 2013

Rusland Internationale conferentie over mensenrechten in de EU en Rusland

Op 28 en 29 oktober vond in Sint-Petersburg de internationale conferentie ‘Mensenrechten in de Europese Unie en Rusland’ plaats. Tachtig academici, juristen, advocaten, vertegenwoordigers van ngo’s en studenten discussieerden over actuele mensenrechtenkwesties in de EU en Rusland. L4L en de Russische stichting HRRCenter voor rechtsbijstand en juridische documentatie organiseerden de conferentie. Judith Lichtenberg, bestuurslid van L4L, was een van de sprekers op de conferentie.

De doelen van de conferentie waren:

– de bevordering van de dialoog tussen academici en juridische experts in Rusland, Nederland en de EU;

– discussie over de effectiviteit van Europese mensenrechteninstituten en de bescherming van mensenrechten;

– verbetering van de capaciteit en professionele vaardigheden van Russische advocaten en juristen op het terrein van mensenrechtenbescherming.

Voor een samenvatting van de conferentie, zie de website van het Nederland-Rusland jaar.

 

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