The Revised European Social Charta by Karin Lukas, Head of Programme Line and Senior Researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights as well as President of the European Committee of Social Rights.
In 2014 the United Nations declared July 30th to be the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. Since then, this day has been an occasion to promote and strengthen actions and projects that raise awareness for the victims of human trafficking and against exploitation. We therefore want to pay particular attention to the Twinning project implemented in Serbia.
The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights, together with three European project partners, the Associazione Antigone, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, have addressed how NPMs can effectively improve detention conditions across the EU in the framework of the EU-funded Project ‘Improving judicial cooperation across the EU through harmonised detention standards – The role of National Preventive Mechanisms’(2019–2021).
The article, published in the Utrecht Journal of International and European Law, assesses the role of civil society and the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar (IIMM) in individual accountability proceedings by foreign domestic courts for the crimes committed against the Rohingya in light of the obstacles faced by Myanmar courts, the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
The European Yearbook on Human Rights brings together renowned scholars, emerging voices and practitioners. Split into parts devoted to recent developments in the European Union, the Council of Europe and the OSCE as well as through reports from the field, the contributions engage with some of the most important human rights issues and developments in Europe.
Karin Lukas, Senior Researcher at LBI of Fundamental and Human Rights, has contributed to the book as co-editor.
A Commentary on the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings
Edited by Julia Planitzer and Helmut Sax, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights
Contributors include: V. Espig, N. Katona, B. Linder, S. Mullally, R. Piotrowicz, J. Planitzer, C. Rijken, H. Sax, K. Simonova, V. Stoyanova
Access Denied? – Human Rights Approaches to Compensate for the Absence of a Right to Be Granted Asylum