Thursday, September 29, 2016

Workshop: Interaction Between Human Rights: 50 Years of the Covenants

Today and tomorrow, September 29-30, 2016, INTRAlaw (International and Transnational Tendencies in Law) at the Aarhus University Department of Law will host a workshop on "Interaction Between Human Rights: 50 Years of the Covenants." The program is here. Here's the idea:

The colloquium will bring together scholars working on the interaction within the human rights regime on the international, regional and domestic planes. What is of interest is the way that the two covenants have influenced each other in their legal development; and, significantly, the way that different human rights systems have influenced each other in the definition and implementation of these rights.

Particular attention will be given to the activities of the Human Rights Committee and the Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights, and their role in interpreting and driving implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).