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On 22-25 September 2016 Urals International Human Rights School opens its doors for the eights time to students on private and family life

The URALS HUMAN RIGHTS SCHOOL is an international event that takes place twice a year. It consists of a conference, round table discussions and a 3-5 days training session for young human rights professionals. As of today, there have been seven URALS INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS SCHOOLS, which took place in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The schools were devoted to prisoners right, strategic litigation, application to the European Human Rights Court, domestication of international human rights law, as well as, separate other human rights guarantees. There are approximately 120 participants that attend every School. The speakers and trainers at the School are from all over the world, and include judges and vice-presidents of the European Court of Human Rights to distinguished national human rights activists and legal professionals. Since 2013 the School is regularly supported by the Dutch Embassy and by the Council of Europe as well as by other embassies based in Russia and other donors and organizations. One of the participants of the SCHOOL produced a documentary about her experience at the SCHOOL https://youtu.be/AOzT_moGKoU. This documentary was broadcasted on the regional state run TV channel Dagestan. Sessions are broadcasted online live and on demand. Organizers use quality simultaneous interpretation for guests speakers.

FORTHCOMING SCHOOL (22-25 September 2016) - VIII URALS HUMAN RIGHTS SCHOOL "PRIVATE LIFE: INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL LEGAL STANDARDS" will be organized in the following order:

80 participants will be attending sessions by 10 trainers from different parts of Russia and European states. If you are not participating, you can watch sessions online live or on demand.

The VIII URALS HUMAN RIGHTS SCHOOL will be on the following sub-topics:

1. privacy and private life in prisons - balance of State interest and private interests (rehabilitation as a right to family life, right to conjugal meetings, rights to artificial insemination, health issues, etc).

2. privacy and private and family life in transplantology - the issue of presumed consent to donation of organs.

3. privacy of correspondence and state security (Roman Zakharov v. Russia on mobile phone interception by FSB).

4. Balancing Privacy and Freedom of Expression

5. private life of homosexual couples and trans people.

6. European standards of private and family life protection.

7. Russia, Germany, Switzerland, France and the right to privacy under the ECHR

8. How to make a journalist interested in human rights case? How to communicate your work with, without and instead of a journalist?

Full agenda is available online http://sutyajnik.ru/rus/news/2016/program.pdf

Online broadcasting is available here http://goo.gl/J2nHRx

ORGANIZERS:

Sutyajnik was registered in Yekaterinburg as a regional non-governmental organization in 1994, and since that time has provided legal defense to Russian citizens who have been denied rights guaranteed to them under the Russian Constitution and the European Convention on Human Rights. The organization has represented prominent victims of human rights violations including the soldier Andrei Sychyov. Its Board of Supervisors includes the former director of the Solidarity Centers Moscow office Irene Stevenson and the chairwoman of the Moscow Helsinki Group Lyudmila Alekseyeva. It has received support from donors including the Solidarity Center, USAID, the Eurasia Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Open Society Institute, the MacArthur Foundation, Embassies of the Netherlands, France, Germany, the US, the UK, Switzerland as well as international non-governmental (i.e. Equal Rights Trust) and inter-governmental organizations (i.e. Council of Europe). The project manager is Dr. Anton Burkov, a recipient of Chevening and TNK-BP-Kapitza scholarships, a lawyer by training in Russian law school as well as of Essex University (LLM) and Cambridge University (PhD). Dr. Burkov also teach at the University of Humanities where he chairs the European and Comparative Law Department.

SCHOOLS HISTORY:

VII () 2016 - http://goo.gl/ccOK3R

VI () 2015 - http://goo.gl/mGBeB4

V () 2015 - http://goo.gl/jmjvK0

IV () 2014 - http://goo.gl/Cnioie

III () 2014 - http://goo.gl/40RzV3

2013 http://goo.gl/bOzf82

II 2012 - http://goo.gl/fsDQlL

I 2011 - http://goo.gl/odtGcF


19.09.2016

 

 

 

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