Opportunity - call for submissions: 5th World Forum on Human Rights

The 5th Forum on Human Rights is organised by SPIDH and will take place in Nantes, France, on 22-25 May 2013. This year’s theme is "Sustainble Development - Human Rights: a common struggle?" Submission of proposals/contributions is open until 1 March 2013, and can be done in English, French or Spanish.

The Forum will address the issue of sustainable development in relation to the human rights international law nearly a year after the Rio+20 international conference. The Forum should confirm and reaffirm, if possible, the need for a sustainable development respectful of human rights to ensure a real social progress and a fair development in a strenghtened democratic frame and a reinforced protected environment.

  • What development and what economic model(s) for a more human and fairer world?
  • What equality between human beings in time of crisis?
  • What territories for tomorrow? Towards public policies based on human rights, full citizenship for all and reinforced democracy.

Representatives of civil society (NGOs, associations, foundations, media), specialists in human rights (lawyers, researchers, academics), economic actors/business representatives, among others are encourage to participate.

Participation in the Forum is free and open to public, but prior registration is required.

For more information, visit www.spidh.org.



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