Strasbourg Observers

Announcement: Webinar “The State’s positive obligations under IHRL during the coronavirus outbreak” (5 May)

April 29, 2020

After thought-provoking webinars on “Human Rights in the Times of Coronavirus” and “Council of Europe: The Conscience of Europe in a Time of Crisis” (recorded versions of which are available here and here), next week a third webinar in the series will address the role of positive obligations in the context of Covid-19. The webinar takes place on Tuesday 5 May at 3 pm UK time, 4 pm CET. Here is the announcement:

The State’s positive obligations under IHRL during the coronavirus outbreak

Webinar

5 May 2020

3pm (UK time)

zoom.us/j/99026661692? (if you wish to participate and ask questions. Come early limited to 100 participants)

youtu.be/tCsoI5an1CE (if you wish to follow the livestream)

The panellists will discuss positive obligations under International Human Rights Law from a variety of perspectives examining both economic social and cultural rights issues and civil and political rights issues.

Panellists:

Chairs: Prof Kanstantsin Dzehtsiarou (University of Liverpool) and Dr Stuart Wallace (University of Leeds)

Dr Conall Mallory (University of Newcastle)

Prof Aoife Nolan (University of Nottingham / member of the European Committee of Social Rights)

Prof Merris Amos (Queen Mary University of London)

Dr Amanda Cahill-Ripley (University of Liverpool)

Dr Laurens Lavrysen (Ghent University)

 

Update (05/05): the recorded version of this event is available here

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