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Human rights report by Council of Europe

The 2021 Annual Report of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe on the state of Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Europe will be published on May 6, 2021.

The University of Agder is honoured to host an insightful preview of the Annual Report on May 4, presented by Matjaž Gruden, Director of Democratic Participation at the Council of Europe followed by a panel discussion with UiA researchers lead by Professor Rómulo Pinheiro. This event coincides with the university’s “Democracy Week” which includes the opening of UiA’s Jean Monnet Centre on May 6.

Please join us for the online presentation and panel discussion on May 4 from 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm by registering here.

The schedule for the event is as follows:

2:00 – 2:30 pm – Insights from the forthcoming report, Matjaž Gruden, Council of Europe

2:30 – 3:00 pm – Panel discussion with researchers from the University of Agder: Abit Hoxha, Anne Pintsch, Thomas Henökl, Stina Torjesen and Stefan Gänzle, moderated by Rómulo Pinheiro.

3:00 – 3:15 pm – Q&A and final remarks

Following the presentation of the report, The Second Annual European Conference on Democracy and Human Rights will be held in Kristiansand on May 5. A separate registration for that event can be found here.

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