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The HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA invites you to discuss current challenges of implementing human rights and furthering governance and civil education with leading scholars and practitioners in our forthcoming public debate:

At the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA School of Governance
Wilhelmstraße 67, 10117 Berlin

On the 23rd of August 2012
19:00 Reception
19:30-21:00 Public Debate

The Public Debate is kindly sponsored by the Volkswagen Stiftung, Germany and will be held in English only.

Empowering young people and scholars to contribute towards sustainable development in society is one of the main challenges facing contemporary education.

In order for young academics to apply their knowledge and skills correctly and within the context of governance and human rights, innovative and creative curricula designs, study environment and teaching methods are required by all training and learning agencies.

A debate that will bring together leading scholars and practitioners from the fields of human rights, governance and civil education on both international and domestic levels will help sketch out the dimensions of the challenges currently faced by academia and in the field.

Ideas, suggestions and best practice projects will be shared by:

-Frank Elbers, Director of the Human Rights Education Associates, Boston
-Paul Martin, Founder of the Human Rights Master and advocacy programme at Columbia University, New York
-Anja Mihr, Professor at the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, Utrecht;
-Rosette Muzigo-Morrison, Lawyer and register for the Rwanda Tribunal, The Hague
-Gesine Schwan, President at HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA School of Governance, Berlin.

Participants from professional governmental and non-governmental as well as academic fields in human rights and governance are welcome to actively contribute to the round-table discussion.



23.08.2012, 13:30 Uhr - 23.08.2012, 21:00 Uhr


HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA School of Governance
Wilhelmstra├če 67

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