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Lecture that summed up the project “Improving human rights qualifications within the field of International and European Union law”

Lecture that summed up the project “Improving human rights qualifications within the field of International and European Union law”

Posted on December 24, 2010 by admin
On the 23rd of December 2010, in the Vilnius’ subsidiary of the University of Białystok, the last lecture from the “Improving human rights qualifications within the field of International and European Union law” project took place. The series of lectures was organized by the Association of Polish Lawyers in Lithuania in cooperation with the European Foundation for Human Rights (EFHR). The meeting was a summary of a series of free and open lectures. During his speech, dr Łukasz Wardyn talked mainly about the opinions of the spokesman of the European Court of Human Rights that...

How can the European Council help the national minorities?

Posted on December 23, 2010 by admin
On the 23rd of this month, the participants of the latest lecture, which is a part of the “Improving skills at human rights in terms of EU and international law” project, have gained new knowledge on human rights protection as part of the European Council. The lecture, which took place at the University of Bialystok in Vilnius, triggered a gathering of a few tens of people interested in human rights and especially those of the national minorities....

For OSCE the protection of national minorities is a political matter

Posted on December 01, 2010 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
The conclusion was drawn by the participants of a lecture organized on December 1st within the framework of the project entitled „Improvement of the knowledge of human rights in international and European law”. The mechanism of cooperation between the countries within the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is based on a belief that if a consensus can be reached between all members of the organization it will ensure peace and safety and that imposing restrictions is ineffective in practice. In recognition of this fact, OSCE decided to relate the protection of human...
Why is the protection of national minorities’ rights so important and needed?

Why is the protection of national minorities’ rights so important and needed?

Posted on November 20, 2010 by admin
Fot. Beata Naniewicz The stages of development, dilemmas, catalogues of national minorities’ right – these were the topics in which new knowledge was gained by the participants of the lecture, which was the second part of lectures titled “Improving skills in human rights in terms of the EU and international law. The lectures triggered a gathering of a few tens of people in the House of Polish Culture on the 20th of November this year, who came to improve their knowledge about human rights and especially those of the national minorities....
"Improving human rights qualifications within the field of International and European Union law" – first lectures

“Improving human rights qualifications within the field of International and European Union law” – first lectures

Posted on November 02, 2010 by admin
The Association of Polish Lawyers in Lithuania together with the European Foundation of Human Rights set out series of lectures due to the development of ‘Improving abilities regarding human rights within international law and European Union law’ project. All lectures are free and open to all. Two keynote lectures were delivered on the 29th and the 30th of October 2010 by dr Łukasz Wardyn who is an EFHR’s expert (he is also a former lecturer of international  and European law at Kozminski University and a post-doctoral fellow of Harvard University in 2009). The first meeting with dr...

Within the OSCE the protection of national minorities in a part of the policy

Posted on November 01, 2010 by admin
This statement is the conclusion, to which the participants of the recent lecture have come, the lecture being a part of a bigger project called “Improving skills at human rights in terms of EU and international law”. The system of cooperation between member states of the OSCE is based on the idea that if all member countries reach mutual agreement, it will ensure their peace and security and that forced regulations are practically ineffective. Making this idea the basis of its operation, the OSCE linked the idea of human rights to the concepts of international collaboration between...
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