Human Rights in Norm and Practice


9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dem
Human Rights in Norm and Practice
Seminar

Wednesday, 31 August
180 minutes
English

Are human rights universally valid? Even in the member states of the EU, there are different understandings of the law – all the more so if one includes neighbouring and farther states. Does this also result in different approaches to human rights? How can a dialogue look like among states and stakeholders that hold different positions? These questions will be at the centre in this seminar, as will be the examination of the discrepancy between norms and a rapidly transforming reality on the ground.

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Seminar Chair

Bruno Stagno Ugarte

Chief Advocacy Officer Human Rights Watch
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Seminar Chair

Renáta Uitz

Professor of Law | Co-Director Democracy Institute Central European University Vienna | Budapest