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Global Campus of Human Rights: High-level conference on "Global State of Human Rights"

The Global Campus of Human Rights and the European Parliament is organising the Global State of Human Rights - High level conference. The hybrid event will take place on 16  July from10.00 AM until 17.30 PM (CEST) at the Monastery of San Nicolò (Venice-Lido) and will gather MEPs, EU Commissioners, Nobel Peace Prize Recipients, Sakharov Prize Laureates, International organisations’ high representatives, academia and stakeholders. It will be webstreamed.

Participants include the President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, the President of Global Campus of Human Rights, Veronica Gomez, regional and local authorities, the EU Commissioners Didier Reynders and Jutta Urpilainen, the Secretary General of the European External Action Service, Stefano Sannino, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, US Congressman and Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Gregory Meeks, the EU Special Representative for Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore, the Secretary General of Amnesty International, Agnès Callamard and Denis Mukwege, Nobel Peace Prize Recipient 2018 and Sakharov Prize Laureate 2014.

In three panels, speakers will explore:

  • How to use the newly approved EU law on due diligence to make business responsive to human rights;
  • How international justice can help ensure accountability;
  • What challenges a values-based foreign policy faces when responding to human rights and democracy issues around the world.

Registration is requested and can be done by clicking here. For further information about the event, please visit the link here.