HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCES in Luxembourg “Migration and Borders” – 26 April 2013

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    For all those who might be interested… I guess it could be also a perfect moment to meet with the active E.MA Lux Hub…


    Friday, 26th of April 2013 – University of Luxembourg Campus Walferdange – Montessori Room

    10:00 – 10:45 : “Opening Session”. Prof. Jean-Paul Lehners. Professor of History- University of Luxembourg. Unesco Chair in Human Rights. Coordinator of the Human Rights Observatory.

    10:45 – 11:30 : “Human trafficking and migrant smuggling”. Mr. Ginés Zamora. Former Investigator UN International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala.

    Coffee break

    11:45 – 12:45: The role of the State fighting irregular immigration. A human rights approach.” Ms Cristina Fraile Jiménez de Muñana, Director of the Human Rights Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain.

    Lunch break

    14:30 – 16:15 Presentation of Barbara Miller's movie “Forbidden Voices”, Swiss documentary movie. Nominated for the Swiss Film Award 2013. Winner of the WACC-SIGNIS Human Rights Award. Following by an open discussion with Ms Lucie Morillon, “Reporters Without Borders” and Ms Farnaz Seif, Protagonist of the documentary movie, an Iranian censored and threatened blogger and online women’s rights campaigner.

    16:30 – 18:00 Ms Sandie Richard and Mr Antoine Cassar, NGO “Personne n'est illégale”, Luxembourg. Journal presentation “Le monde n'est pas ronde” and Cassar's poetic work presentation “Passport”.

    Closing: Live Concert – Giovanni Cognoli, Andrew Sammut and Pieter van der Paver 

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