Fortress Europe: threatening the human rights of migrants

by | Sep 25, 2017 | Events, News

This side event at UN HRC 36 will take place on 26 September 2017, 11.00-12:30, Room XV,  Palais des Nations, Geneva.

The side event, hosted by Lawyers for Justice in Libya and the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, will discuss the role of European Union (EU) Member States in the migration crisis and how their policy on migration is threatening the human rights of migrants. The panel will discuss and make recommendations to EU Member States, Libya and the Human Rights Council to ensure accountability for human rights violations being committed against thousands of migrants.

Speakers:
Conor Kenny Doctors Without Borders
Elham Saudi Lawyers for Justice in Libya
Matteo De Bellis Amnesty International
Tareg Ben Ramadan Coalition of Libyan Human Rights Organisations
Chair:
Massimo Frigo International Commission of Jurists

Europe-Flyer side event-News-Event-2017-ENG (Flyer in PDF)

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