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FRAME CONFERENCE


Wednesday 26 April 2017

Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Hertogstraat 1, Brussels

More info can be found here.

 

2017 AHRI CONFERENCE


DAY 1: Thursday 27 April 2017

Irish College, Janseniusstraat 1, Leuven
08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 10:30


 

  • Welcome by Dr Jonas Christoffersen, (Executive Director of the Danish Institute for Human Rights and AHRI Chair)
  • Keynote by Prof. Dr. Jan Wouters (Director of the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies and FRAME Coordinator): International and Regional Organizations and the Promotion and Enforcement of Human Rights: Achievements and Challenges
  • Roundtable: Current Challenges in Human Rights Protection by International and Regional Organizations
    Chair: Prof. Dr. Jan Wouters (Director of the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies and FRAME Coordinator)
    Panel:
    • H.E. Karl Dhaene (Deputy Permanent Representative of Belgium to the United Nations in Geneva)
    • H.E. Ajay Kumar Bramdeo (Ambassador of the African Union to the European Union)
    • Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Salmon (Professor of International Law and Human Rights, Pontifical Universidad Católica del Peru)
    • Dr. Sriprapha Petcharamesree (Lecturer, Mahidol University, Thailand)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 Parallel panel sessions (see detailed programme)
12:30 – 14:00 Sandwich lunch and AHRI Executive Committee meeting
14:00 – 15:30 Parallel panel sessions (see detailed programme)
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:30 Parallel panel sessions (see detailed programme)
18:00 – 20:00 Reception at Leuven City Hall


DAY 2: Friday 28 April 2017

Irish College, Janseniusstraat 1, Leuven
University Hall, KU Leuven, Naamsestraat 22, Leuven
08:30 – 09:00 Coffee
09:00 – 10:30 Parallel panel sessions (see detailed programme)
10:30 – 11:15 Move to University Hall - Coffee break

11:15 – 13:00

 

Closing keynote & roundtable

  • Keynote: Mr. Johan Rautenbach (Director of Legal Affairs and Legal Counsel, International Organization for Migration)
  • Roundtable on migration
    • Prof. Dr. Paul Lemmens (Judge at the European Court of Human Rights)
    • Prof. Dr. Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen (Research Director at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law)
    • Prof. Dr. Elina Pirjatanniemi (Director of the Institute for Human Rights, Åbo Akademi University)
    • Prof. Dr. Cecilia Bailliet (Professor of Public International Law, University of Oslo)
    • Prof. Dr. Manfred Nowak (Professor of International Law and Human Rights at University of Vienna and Secretary General of EIUC).
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch for AHRI partners
14:00 – 17:00 AHRI Assembly (plenary session)
  • Last modified 27-04-2017