Upcoming Event: Shrinking Spaces for Journalists 

 

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Registration & Welcome Drink:       18:00h

Panel Discussion & Q&A:                     18:15h – 19:30h

Light Cocktail Reception:                     19:30h – 20:00h

 

Venue: Press Club, Rue Froissart 95, 1000 Brussels

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The Human Rights Situation in the Philippines

 

Ever since president Duterte came into power in 2016, the human rights situation in the Philippines has worsened rapidly, with journalists and human rights defenders risking incarceration and death. Finally, the president’s murderous “war on drugs”, and the wave of extrajudicial killings, have culminated in the withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, after it sought to investigate the issue. Continue reading

The Human Rights Situation in the Philippines

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The relationship of Southeast Asia and the EU is of particular importance as these two regions are closely entangled in today’s globalized economy. This is not only the case economically: through increased migration flows for example, globalization has shown that human rights issues may affect other parts of the world too.

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„Größte Herausforderung ist der Anstieg eines autoritären Populismus“

The “Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights” is the Human Rights Institution for Security and Cooperation (OSCE). The Friedrich Naumann Foundation spoke to direcotr Michael G, Link about what the OSCE can do to secure Human Rights in Europe.
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Upcoming Event: The OSCE contribution to European Security Policy

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The eastern borders of Europe are one of the central issues when evaluating European Security Policy.

The crisis in Ukraine is a focal point of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s (OSCE) efforts.They are targeted, towards the observation, gathering of information and reporting on the security situation in Ukraine and the facilitation of dialogue and ceasefires on the ground.

How does the OSCE counter human rights violations at the border to Europe? How does the institution contribute to Europe’s security while safeguarding the human dimension in the midst of crises?

Join us for a Breakfast Brief with Michael Georg Link, director of the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), who will give an exclusive overview of the OSCE’s work and its impact on Europe’s Security Policy as a whole.

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