On the occasion of World Habitat Day 2021 on October 4th, the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights draws attention to the still existing lack of adequate and affordable housing as well as the aggravation of the problem in the course of the COVID-19 crisis.
Human Rights in Development Cooperation and Business
On September 29th Karin Lukas, President of the European Committee of Social Rights (Council of Europe) and senior researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights, will be speaking at the round table on the “European Social Charter – 60th anniversary and 25 years of Russian membership of the Council of Europe” in Moscow.
The Revised European Social Charter 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.
The statement of the European Committee of Social Rights is a roadmap for states in view of the difficult decisions on law, policy and resource allocation that will have to be taken in the coming years.
Karin Lukas has been invited by the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions and the German Presidency of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers as keynote speaker at the online High-Level Meeting on the Council of Europe Recommendation on the development and strengthening of effective, pluralist and independent NHRIs, taking place on 26 April 2021 ( 10-13.15h CET).
Join the online event marking the 60th anniversary of the 1961 European Social Charter! Expert speakers will focus on ‘taking stock’ of the Charter and our colleague Karin Lukas, President of the ECSR and Head of Program Line Human Rights in Development Cooperation and Business at LBI-GMR, will speak on “The European Social Charter and Equality”.