Side event: Lawyers Under Threat in OSCE Region
23 september 2019

Side event: Lawyers Under Threat in OSCE Region

Side Event OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meetings
Lawyers Under Threat in OSCE Region: Identifying Trends and Finding Solutions

*Photo credit: OSCE/Maria Kuchma 

September 25, 2019

Plenary Hall
Warsaw National Stadium
(PGE Narodowy), GATE 1, 2nd floor
Warsaw, Poland

Hosted by:

American Bar Association, Center for Human Rights
Lawyers for Lawyers
Council of Bars and Law Societies in Europe
International Commission of Jurists
International Bar Association Human Rights Institute

This panel discussion aims to identify current threats against lawyers’ professional rights and guarantees in the OSCE region. The speakers will identify and analyze the current trends through a discussion of recently gathered data and specific cases of violation of lawyers’ rights from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Moldova, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Russia and Belarus. They will also make recommendations regarding the way forward to increase protection for lawyers and the independent legal profession in these countries and the OSCE region as a whole

Take a look at the flyer here.

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