Archive for December, 2010

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...