News of the Human Rights and Humanitarian Protection Research Cluster
COVID 19 Vaccinations and Human Rights
As soon as they became available, COVID-19 vaccines brought contemporary human rights issues back to the front light: from the human rights implications of compulsory vaccinations to the manifold limitations imposed on the freedom of expression and on free movement, COVID-19 vaccines have tested the foundations of human rights. The Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict is delighted to welcome three distinguished speakers, who will provide inputs for a discussion on 'Compulsory Vaccinations and Human Rights' (Sissy Katsoni), 'Vaccine Misinformation and Human Rights Law' (Marko Milanovic), and 'Vaccination for Vacation: The Pros and Cons of EU COVID Certificates' (Iris Goldner Lang).
IFHV News - 23 February 2021
IFHV hostedt an online discussion between Executive Director Prof Pierre Thielbörger and Visiting International Prof Alena Douhan. Prof Douhan will be speaking about her role as UN Special Rapporteur on negative impacts of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights and will be speaking shortly after returning from a country visit to Venezuela.
IFHV News - 14 December 2020
State Reporting is a vital but dysfunctional part of the protection of human rights. On the occasion of the UN General Assembly review of the treaty body system in 2020, Jule Giegling assesses in her new book the state reporting obligation in the UN and in regional human rights systems, identifies deficencies and proposes an innovative solution in the form of Integrative Reporting.