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ACADEMIC PROGRAMME        VERSION 8 August

INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ACADEMY 2004

 

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Week 1

 

Sunday 15 August

Arrival participants 20:00 hrs informal welcome drink at Carlton hotel

 

 

 

 

 

Monday

16 August

 

 

Tuesday

17 August

 

Wednesday

18 August

 

Thursday

19 August

 

Friday

20 August

 

09.00 10.15

 

International Law & Human Rights

 

 

Fried van Hoof

Utrecht University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UN Treaty-based Mechanisms

CCPR

 

Jakob Möller

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UN Treaty-based Mechanisms

CCPR

 

Jakob Möller

 

 

 

 

UN Treaty-based Mechanisms

CESCR

 

Asbjørn Eide

University of Oslo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UN Treaty-based Mechanisms

CESCR

 

Asbjørn Eide

University of Oslo

 

 

Monitoring the Right to Health The CESCR and General Comment 14 (1)

 

Eibe Riedel, CESCR

University Mannheim

 

 

Self-study

Review of Alternative Report

 

Elizabeth Solomon, IFHHRO, Utrecht University

Saskia Bal, SIM

 

 

 

 

 

10.15 10.45

 

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

10.45 12.00

 

Universality of human rights vs. cultural relativism

 

Eva Brems

Ghent University

 

 

 

 

 

Interamerican System - Introduction

 

 

Claudia Martin

American University

 

 

Interamerican System

- Interamerican Convention

 

Claudia Martin

American University

 

 

 

Interamerican System - Interamerican Convention

 

Claudia Martin

American University

 

 

Right to Health

(repetition)

 

 

Brigit Toebes

IFHHRO

Utrecht University

 

 

Right to Health

(contents & remit)

 

 

Brigit Toebes

IFHHRO,

Utrecht University

 

 

 

 

Monitoring the Right to Health The CESCR and General Comment 14  (2)

 

Eibe Riedel, CESCR

University Mannheim

 

 

 

 

 

UN Treaty-based Mechanisms -  CESCR and Alternative Reports

 

Eibe  Riedel, CESCR

University Mannheim

 

 

 

 

 

Discussion & Presentations of reviews

 

 

Elizabeth Solomon IFHHRO,  Utrecht University

 

 

 

 

12.00 13.30

 

 

lunch

 

Lunch

 

Lunch

 

Lunch

 

Lunch

 

13.30 14.45

 

 

 UN Charter- & Treaty-based  Mechanisms

 

Fried van Hoof

Utrecht University

 

 

 

European System

Introduction

 

Leo Zwaak

Utrecht University

 

 

 

European System

European Convention

 

Yves Haeck & Jan Lathouwers

Ghent University &  B. Ministry of Justice

 

 

European System -

European Convention

 

Leo Zwaak

Utrecht University

 

 

 

UN Treaty-based Mechanisms CEDAW

 

Member UN CEDAW Committee

 

Presentation of Monitoring Problems by participants

 

 

Adriaan van Es, IFHHRO

Utrecht University

 

 

 

Evaluating Human Rights projects

 

 

 

 

Pascal Mihyo

Harry Derksen

Icco

 

 

 

 

Health Impact Asession Instruments

 

 

 

Saskia Bakker (HOM)

 

 

 

 

UN Special Rapporteur Discussion of  reports 

 

 

 

Paul Hunt, Special Rapporteur, University  of Essex

 

 

 

14.45 15.15

 

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

15.15 16.30

 

 

Social, Economic and Cultural Rights Introduction

 

Vinodh Jaichand

National University of Ireland

 

 

 

African System   Introduction

 

 

Chris Maina Peter

University of Dar es Salaam

 

 

African System

African Convention

 

 

Chris Maina Peter

University of Dar es Salaam

 

 

African System

African Convention

 

 

Chris Maina Peter

University of Dar es Salaam

 

 

Rights of Refugees

 

 

 

Vincent Nhemielle

University of Witwatersrand

 

 

 

Environmental Health.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karim Achmed

 

Monitoring  the right to health mobilizing medical expertise for investigation of human rights violations

Human rights education

             

 

Audrey Chapmen, AAAS

 

The production and presentation of an alternative report mechanisms and formats

 

 

 

 

Stan Meeuwse

 

16.30 17.00

 

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

17.00 18.15

 

 

 

Human Rights from an Arab perspective

 

 

 

Mustapha Al Sayyid

University of Cairo

 

 

 

 

Local Governance and Rural Poverty in Africa. The right to local development

 

Pascal Mihyo

 

 

 

UN Special Rapporteur

Mandate and role   (*)

 

 

 

Paul Hunt, Special Rapporteur, University  of Essex

 

 

Criminal Law & Human Rights

 

 

 

Peter Baauw &

Leo Zwaak

Utrecht University

 

 

Criminal Law & Human Rights

 

Peter Baauw &

Leo Zwaak

Utrecht University

 

Human Rights from an Arab perspective

 

 

 

Mustapha Al Sayyid

University of Cairo

UN Treaty-based Mechanisms

CEDAW

 

Member UN CEDAW Committee

 

 

Right to Health

Introdution

 

 

 

Brigit Toebes, IFHHRO

Utrecht University

 

 

 

 

Monitoring the Right to Health The Role of Health Professionals & their Organisations

 

 

Julian Sheather

 

 

 

UN Special Rapporteurs

Reporting & effects

 

 

Paul Hunt, Special Rapporteur, Uiversity  of Essex

 

 

 

 

Human Rights & Domestic Violence

 

 

Allison Phinney

World Health Organisation

 

 

 

 

 

 

19:00-20:00 hrs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20:00 22:00hrs

Opening at

City Hall

Mayor A. Brouwer-Korf

 

 Johan Vande Lanotte vice-premier Belgium

Adriaan van Es IFHHRO

Leo Zwaak SIM

Hans Docter (BuZa)

Adriaan Dorresteijn UU

 

Dinner

 Academic Building Utrecht University

 

Dinner every evening at 19:00 hrs (in the hotel)

                                                                             

                                                                              

Saturday 21 August

Boat tour Utrecht

Sunday 22 August

Free day

 

Week 2

 

 

 

 

 

Monday

23 August

 

 

Tuesday

24 August

 

Wednesday

25 August

 

 

Thursday

26 August

 

Friday

27 August

 

09.00 10.15

 

 

Prohibition of Torture

 

 

Theo van Boven, Maastricht University

 

 

 

 

Prohibition of Torture

 

 

Theo van Boven

Maastricht University

 

 

 

To the Hague:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:00 12:00

Peace Palace

 

 

12:30-13:30

lunch

Carlton Beach hotel

scheveningen

 

 

 

14:00-15:15

Henriette Stratman

 

 

 

 

15:15-15:45 coffee break

 

 

 

 

15:45-17:00

Herman von Hebel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foreign Policy &

Human Rights

 

Peter Baehr

Utrecht University

 

 

 

Monitoring the Right to Health by the World Health Organisation

 

 

Helena Nygren-Krug

WHO

 

 

 

Self-study (SIM)

Design of Alternative Reports

 

Elizabeth Solomon IFHHRO, Utrecht University

 

 

Dual Loyalty

 

 

 

Len Rubenstein, PHR-Boston

 

10.15 10.45

 

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

10.45 12.00

 

 

Childrens rights

 

 

Eugeen Verhellen

Ghent University

 

 

 

Transitional Law

 

 

Jeremy Sarkin

University of the Western Cape

 

 

 

NGOs &

Human Rights

 

Oscar Vilhena Vieira

Fundação Getúlio Vargas - São Paulo/ Sur- Human Rights University Network.

 

 

 

NGOs &

Human Rights

 

Oscar Vilhena Vieira

Fundação Getúlio Vargas - São Paulo/ Sur- Human Rights University Network.

 

 

 

Self study (SIM)

Design of Alternative Reports

 

Elizabeth Solomon,  IFHHRO, Utrecht University

 

Fact-finding Missions

 &

Investigation of Human Rights Violations 1 -  Epidemiological surveys in HR Investigations

 

 

Len Rubenstein

PHR-Boston

 

12.00 13.30

 

 

lunch

 

Lunch IHRA

 

Lunch

 

Lunch

 

13.30 14.45

 

 

Prisoners Rights in armed conflicts

 

Joe Beynon

ICRC

 

 

 

Monitoring the right to health of prisoners

 

Hernan Reyes

ICRC

 

 

 

 

 

Humanitarian Law

 

William Schabas

National University of Ireland

 

 

 

Freedom of Expression & Religion

 

Kevin Boyle

Ghent University

 

 

IFHHRO Business Meeting (1)

 

 

 

14.45 15.15

 

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

15.15 16.30

 

 

Transitional Law

 

 

Jeremy Sarkin

University of the Western Cape

 

 

 

Childrens Rights

 

 

Mieke Verheyde

Ghent University

 

 

 

Freedom of Expression & Religion

 

Kevin Boyle

Ghent University

 

 

 

Presentation and discussion on Alternative Reporting;

Session together with participants of IFHHRO conference

 

 

 

 

Monitoring the Right to Health by Amnesty International

 

 

 

Jim Welsh

AI

 

 

 

Self-study: Discussion & Presentations of Designs of Alternative reports

 

Challenges to Medical Neutrality

 

 

 

Kate Mackintosh

MSF

 

 

 

Evaluation

 

 

 

16:30-17:00

 

coffee break

 

Coffee break

 

 

coffee break

 

coffee break

 

17.00 18.15

 

 

Right to Development

 

 

 

 

Sufian Bukurura

University of Durban-Westville

 

 

Right to Development

 

 

 

 

Sufian Bukurura

University of Durban-Westville

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transitional Law

(workshop)

 

Jeremy Sarkin &

Stef Vandeginste &

University of the Western Cape &

University of Antwerp

 

 

 

Closing ceremony

Raadzaal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Documenting Torture - The Istambul Protocol

 

 

 

Önder Özkalepci, HRFT

 

 

 

 

 

Decentralisation and Rights of Local Minorities in African States

 

Dirk Beke

Universiteit van Gent

 

 

 

 

Self study:

IFHHRO participants:  learned issues and plans of action

 

Presentations and discussion chair:

Michael Wilks

 

 

 

Prisoners Rights & Medical Issues (*)

And Humnaitarian Issues

In Armed Conflicts

 

Hernan Reyes, ICRC

Joe Beynon

 

 

 

 

 

Dinner and

 

 

 

PARTY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dinner every evening at 19:00 hrs (in the hotel)

 

Saturday 28 August

Check out time 12:00 hrs departure participants

 

 

 

     
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