April 16, 2020
In follow-up to the succesful webinar on “Human Rights in the Times of Coronavirus” (a recorded version of which is available here), next week another webinar is taking place on the role the Council of Europe could play in the context of the Covid-19 crisis. The webinar takes place on Tuesday 21 April at 4 pm UK time, 5 pm CET. Here is the announcement:
Council of Europe: The Conscience of Europe in a Time of Crisis
21 April 2020
https://zoom.us/j/164030987 (if you wish to participate and ask questions. Come early limited to 100 participants)
https://youtu.be/LrHejIHHAfQ (if you wish to follow the livestream)
The panellists will discuss the role and potential influence of the Council of Europe on the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The panellists will discuss the expectations and reality of what can be done by a human rights institution in time of de facto emergency.
Chairs: Prof Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou (University of Liverpool) and Dr Stuart Wallace (University of Leeds)
Dr Veronika Bilkova (Charles University in Prague, Venice Commission)
Prof Philip Leach (University of Middlesex)
Rob Linham OBE (Deputy UK Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe)
Jörg Polakiewicz (Director of Legal Advice and Public International Law Legal Adviser of the Council of Europe)
Prof Ineta Ziemele (President of the Constitutional Court of Latvia, Former Judge of the European Court of Human Rights)
Update (22/04): for those who were unable to join, you can watch the recorded version of this Webinar on YouTube.