Archive for September, 2016

A new volunteer at EFHR

A new volunteer at EFHR

Posted on September 26, 2016 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
Karolina Bryk is a second year European Studies student of bachelor degree at the University of Warsaw. The European union fields, which interest her the most, are international cooperation and European union founds, which help to downscale economic inequality between member states. Her curriculum includes such subjects: political science, economics, legal sciences, therefore she decided to do her internship in our foundation, to use already obtained knowledge in practice. One of leading subject, which Karolina learned during her studies was law, both international and European. She is...
EFHR invites you to attend free of charge training course on„ Freedom of speech: realization and limitations”

EFHR invites you to attend free of charge training course on„ Freedom of speech: realization and limitations”

Posted on September 19, 2016 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
The European Foundation of Human Rights (EFHR) which for 5 years has been providing free legal assistance in cases related to infringement of human rights, on 29th of September invites for free training entitled “Freedom of speech: realization and limitations”. It will be the second part of training- the first, held in June was dedicated to application of the international law and the European Union law about the discrimination in Lithuania, more info you can find here and here. The training course will be conducted by attorney Evelina Davidavičiūtė who has been working in her...
EFHR is continuing its fight against incitement to hatred

EFHR is continuing its fight against incitement to hatred

Posted on September 14, 2016 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
DELFI (T.Vinicko nuotr.) On 15th of March 2016 on lrytas website appeared an article entitled: “ Confusion in Russia: Revolt against annexation of Crimea” (lit.: “„Rusijoje – sujudimas: įsiutino aneksuoto Krymo klausimas“), below which, the same day, a person under the nickname “DEBILAI RUSKELIAI” posted a comment: “atomic on your head, not on Crimea” (lit.:” „atomine jums ant galvos o ne kryma“). According to European Foundation of Human Rights (EFHR), the comment left under the article incited hatred in terms of national identity. Prosecutor’s office in Kaunas...
EFHR invites you to the conference “Jurisprudence in Central and Eastern Europe: Work in Progress 2016“

EFHR invites you to the conference “Jurisprudence in Central and Eastern Europe: Work in Progress 2016“

Posted on September 12, 2016 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
The Annual Conference of the Central and Eastern European Network of Jurisprudence (CEENJ), entitled “Jurisprudence in Central and Eastern Europe: Work in Progress 2016”, which is organized by the Faculty of Law, Mykolas Romeris University in collaboration with Lithuanian Bar Association, will be held for the first time in Lithuania on September 11-14, 2016 in MRU LAB, Didlaukio st. 55, Vilnius. The official conference language is English. This year the CEENJ conference is dedicated to the scientific contribution of Israel’s professor and justice Aharon Barak who was born in Lithuania...
Volunteering work by Arnoldas Ignatčikas

Volunteering work by Arnoldas Ignatčikas

Posted on September 05, 2016 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
Arnoldas Ignatčikas is an European Studies student at the Kaunas University of Technology. He is twenty one years old and has academic experience locally as well as internationally. He studied at RheinAhrCampus, Honschule Koblenz (University of Applied Sciences) in Remagen, Germany for one year. It was the most outstanding  time in his young life. Studying in a totally different geographical and academic environmental broadened his view and made him more flexible. It allowed him also to communicate with people who have different cultural backgrounds. Moreover, Arnoldas participated in the...