Freitag, 29. April 2016, 15:00 - 16:30 iCal

Migration: Why human rights matter.

A talk by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein.

Palais Harrach
Freyung 3-3A, 1010 Wien

Diskussion, Round Table

The OHCHR is the United Nations body mandated to promote and protect human rights for all. It is a forum for identifying, highlighting and responding to human rights challenges across the globe and acts as a point of convergence for diverse research, education, public information and advocacy activities related to human rights within the United Nations.

On the occasion of his visit in Austria the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights will be holding a public event, at which he will give a speech and then hold a question and answer session with members of the public. The event will be moderated by Manfred Nowak (Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights; Research Centre Human Rights of the University of Vienna).

The talk is held in English! The admission is free, however it is essential that you register at:

The event is organized by the Research Centre Human Rights of the University of Vienna and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights. It is held with support of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and in cooperation with the Office Of The High Commissioner For Human Rights (OHCHR).

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Forschungszentrum Menschenrechte

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Anna Müller-Funk
Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Menschenrechte / Forschungszentrum Menschenrechte
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