3 loka 2018

Seminar on current trends and tools in protecting human rights defenders abroad


Date and time:
3.10.2018 09:00 – 11:45
Address:
Engel Hall at Merikasarmi, Laivastonkatu 22
Locality:
Event language:
English
Fee:
free event
Organiser:
Human Rights Policy Unit, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland wishes to invite you to a seminar on current trends and tools in protecting human rights defenders abroad on Wednesday 3 October 2018 at 9.00-11.45 in Engel Hall at Merikasarmi, Helsinki (street address Laivastokatu 22). Coffee will be served from 8.30 onwards.

Mr. Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, will deliver the keynote speech and experts from EEAS, Finland, Ireland and Front Line Defenders (NGO) will discuss national and EEAS guidelines for protecting human rights defenders and how they are put into practice. Please find attached the detailed agenda.

Participation to the seminar requires online registration through the link below. Please note that there will be limited number of seats available. 

Please reserve enough time for entrance and prepare to present your ID.

In case of any questions, please contact pol-40@formin.fi.

Best Regards,

Human Rights Policy Unit

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland