Video: Session 2 («Human Rights»). Plenary ‘Human Rights: Opportunities, Prospects and Limits’

 

 

Video: Session 2 («Human Rights»). Discussion

 

 

Session 2 («Human Rights»). Plenary

‘Human Rights: Opportunities, Prospects and Limits’
  • Andrei Sakharov’s ideas in the modern human rights context.
  • Human rights’ evolution since 1948 and their place in contemporary world and politics.
  • The future of human rights. Has the international institutions’ potential been exhausted?
Speakers:
Sergey Kovalev, Chair of the Board of the Andrei Sakharov Foundation
Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe
Session starts with address by Maggie Nicholson, Chief, Europe and Asia Section, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Session 2 («Human Rights»). Discussion

Commentators:
Wiktor Osiatynski, Visiting Professor of Law and Human Rights, Central European University
Heidi Hautala, chairwoman of the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights
Douglas Wake, First Deputy Director, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, OSCE
  • Discussion
ModeratorYuri Dzhibladze, president of the Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights