Venice School of Human Rights 2018

Such an amazing week at our Venice School of Human Rights 
Thank you to all the lecturers and participants involved, do not miss the opportunity to see the exhibition "They defend our freedoms: 30 years of the #SakharovPrize", open until 5 September 2018
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Venice School of Human Rights: interview with Maria Teresa Pizarro Beleza and Kalliope Agapiou-Josephides

Prof. Maria Teresa Pizarro Beleza (Dean of the Faculty of Law at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa) and Prof. Kalliope Agapiou-Josephides (Chairperson of European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)) were part of the faculty of the cluster on "Women, Peace and Security in a growing extremist and militarised world: Agenda, Implementation gap and the Transformative Approach & Potential of #CEDAW"
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Venice School of Human Rights: interview with Heidi Hautala MEP

Interview with Heidi Hautala, Vice-President of the European Parliament, on the relevance of the #VeniceSchool of #HumanRights.

She delivered a lecture in the cluster on #Business & Human Rights: "It’s more and more important that private companies will contribute to addressing global challenges: poverty, environmental destruction, #ClimateChange... We need to make them accountable"

Venice School of Human Rights: interview with Mara Marinaki

"Having 70% women in one field is definitely an unexpected, very positive bonus, in the sense that you have automatically 70% more ambassadors that spread the message and diffuse everything that the institute and the campus has been promoting alla along, in a very sensitive area."
Our interview with Ambassador Mara Marinaki, European External Action Service - EEAS Principal Advisor on Gender and on the Implementation of UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.
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Venice School of Human Rights: interview with Marie Høgh Thøgersen

"How do #HumanRightsDefenders take care of themselves?"
Marie Høgh Thøgersen, Clinical Psychologist and researcher, is responsible for monitoring the clinical outcomes at DIGNITY - Danish Institute Against Torture, highly specialised rehabilitation clinic for traumatized refugees, (of which approximately 80% are torture survivors). 
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