Webinar: Free Universities: Putting the Academic Freedom Index Into Action Through the UN Human Rights Systems
Posted April 16, 2021
Free Universities: Putting the Academic Freedom Index Into Action Through the UN Human Rights Systems
UN representatives, GPPi, FAU and SAR join together for a high-level webinar that presents the Academic Freedom Index (AFi) as a robust instrument that can inform research and drive human rights policy debates among government officials, parliamentarians, research funders, university administrators, academics, students, and advocates.
- Ms. Irene Khan, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of freedom of opinion and expression
- Ms. Koumbou Boly Barry, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to education
- Mr. Mikel Mancisidor, Member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)
- Ms. Janika Spannagel, Research Fellow at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi)