Albie Sachs and Stefano Rodotà participate in the Venice School of Human Rights 2015
We are proud to announce that the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation opens the sixth edition of the EIUC Venice School of Human Rights "Human Rights are our Responsibility" that will take place from 26 June to 4 July 2015 in Venice (Italy).
The EIUC Venice School of Human Rights will allow its participants coming from all over the world to study today’s challenges in the field of human rights.
The participants will have the chance to examine in deep the main human rights challenges, their reason and possible solutions. Over a period of one week, through the combination of theory and practice, students will become participants, rather than mere observers.
After an introduction on current challenges, students will have the opportunity to learn more about one of these 3 selected topics:
The Venice School brings together international leading authorities drawn from practitioners and academics.
This year the Venice School for Human Rights will be opened by two prestigious lecturers:
Maria Virginia Bras Gomes, member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and Senior Social Policy Adviser in the Ministry of Solidarity and Social Security of Portugal.
- Albie Sachs, South African activist and former judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa under appointment by Nelson Mandela.
Futhermore its international faculty includes prestigious lectures in human rights such as Stefano Rodotà, former President of the Italian Data Protection Commission and of the European Group on Data Protection and Emilio De Capitani, Executive Director of the Fundamental Rights European Experts Group. See full list of lecturers here.