Congratulations to Maria Kalesnikava, who has just been announced as the winner of the 2021 Václav Havel Human Rights Prize! #HavelPrize

This week's #PACEautumn2021 session, bringing together MPs from the 47 nations of the @CoE, kicks off in ten minutes!

Watch LIVE in five languages here, plus overview, documents and more...
https://pace.coe.int/en/pages/session-202110

#Democracy
#HumanRights
#TheRuleOfLaw

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Representatives of judiciary institutions reaffirm their commitment to strengthening the efficiency and quality of Justice in Albania
https://www.coe.int/en/web/cepej/home/-/asset_publisher/CO8SnxIjXPeD/content/representatives-of-judiciary-institutions-reaffirm-their-commitment-to-strengthening-the-efficiency-and-quality-of-justice-in-albania?inheritRedirect=false&redirect=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.coe.int%2Fen%2Fweb%2Fcepej%2Fhome%3Fp_p_id%3D101_INSTANCE_CO8SnxIjXPeD%26p_p_lifecycle%3D0%26p_p_state%3Dnormal%26p_p_mode%3Dview%26p_p_col_id%3Dcolumn-1%26p_p_col_count%3D8

Dashboard Western Balkans: third Steering Committee Meeting
https://www.coe.int/en/web/cepej/home/newsroom/-/asset_publisher/iJTVWYm3tmNw/content/dashboard-western-balkans-third-steering-committee-meeting?inheritRedirect=false&redirect=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.coe.int%2Fen%2Fweb%2Fcepej%2Fhome%2Fnewsroom%3Fp_p_id%3D101_INSTANCE_iJTVWYm3tmNw%26p_p_lifecycle%3D0%26p_p_state%3Dnormal%26p_p_mode%3Dview%26p_p_col_id%3Dcolumn-4%26p_p_col_count%3D1
@CoE_EU_HF

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Today @VeniceComm issued the urgent opinion on the draft law on the referendum and the people's initiative of #Serbia , requested by the Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government on 2 August 2021.

Text of the opinion - https://bit.ly/3ACSjpK

Speaker of VR of #Ukraine Mr D. Razumkov requested @VeniceComm opinion on the draft law “On the prevention of threats to national security, associated with excessive influence of persons having significant economic or political weight in social life ( #Oligarchs )”.

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Today's youth will be most impacted by digital technology in the long term, but they’re seldom given a seat at the decision-making table. This must change! Join ODIHR at #RightsForum21 to talk about #youthactivism and #HumanRights in the digital age: http://bit.ly/3kCKkDv

Prisons are safer and easier to manage when the #HumanRights of prisoners are protected and they are treated with dignity. Check out ODIHR and @PenalReformInt’s guidance on the #MandelaRules that we will present today at EPTA’s annual conference: http://bit.ly/3hQgycI

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Register now to hear our very own Honorary Senior Advisor, Ambassador Nikolaos van Dam, speak about War Crimes in Syria at the World Affairs Council of the Desert.

Mention that you are a guest of The Hague Institute for Global Justice:

https://lnkd.in/dWPwx-d

Watch our inaugural Roundtable on The Role of Civil Society in the Future Space Enterprise featuring Ken Hodgkins, Dan Dumbacher, Jean-Jacques Tortora, and Sergio Camacho.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYJ2P3vlfGw&t=5008s

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While low-income Americans are a particularly vulnerable population, our #USAJNS study w/ @IAALS shows that the need for fair resolution of legal problems is experienced universally across different groups of the population #Access2Justice.
Read report: https://www.hiil.org/projects/assessing-justice-needs-accross-the-us/

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Congratulating @taylor__stjohn and @AntheaERoberts
on their paper on the ISDS reform negotiations that is available open access (https://doi.org/10.1017/ajil.2021.57).

👉Call for Chapters ✍️ 📢👇 Please retweet
We are putting together a Research Handbook on Global Governance for Edward Elgar
It is critical, inter-disciplinary & will consider ‘global’ & ‘Governance’ & their impacts 👇

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26 September 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the European Day of Languages. Since 2001, the Day has been celebrating the linguistic #diversity of Europe.
Learn more about the celebrations organised by the European Centre for Modern Languages👉http://bit.ly/3COGXzq
#EDLangs

Happy European Day of Languages!
Regional or minority languages are part of Europe’s cultural heritage and their #protection and promotion contribute to the building of a Europe based on #democracy and cultural #diversity.
Find out more 👉http://bit.ly/3CRDlNl
#EDLangs

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Austrian TV station @puls24news reported on Afghan female judge who is now in Luxembourg and interviewed Pres of AEAJ, Edith Zeller, about her initiative to relocate this judge. Interview in German. Ihr oberstes Gesetz: Nächstenhilfe https://www.puls4.com/cafepuls/Videos/beitraege/Ihr-oberstes-Gesetz-Naechstenhilfe

During the Our Rule of Law Festival @EenVandaag interviewed #JudgeTuleya and @M_Jaloszewski, see the broadcast and article below 👇

🗞 https://eenvandaag.avrotros.nl/item/kritische-rechter-die-in-polen-is-geschorst-blijft-positief-de-extreemrechtse-politici-zijn-bang-voor-financiele-sancties-van-eu/

📽 https://eenvandaag.avrotros.nl/item/eenvandaag-22-09-2021/ around 13:35 minute

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CONCLUDING OPINION OF THE #TURKEYTRIBUNAL
SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

READ FULL VERSION (9 pages)
https://turkeytribunal.com/the-opinion-of-turkey-tribunal/

#TurkeyTribunal2021Session
#BreaktheSilence

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CONCLUDING OPINION OF THE #TURKEYTRIBUNAL
SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

READ FULL VERSION (9 pages)
https://turkeytribunal.com/the-opinion-of-turkey-tribunal/

#TurkeyTribunal2021Session
#BreaktheSilence

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La SVR-ASM si appella al Consiglio federale, affinché prenda immediatamente ed in collaborazione con gli altri Paesi tutte le misure necessarie per proteggere i giudici afgani e le loro famiglie. https://www.svr-asm.ch/it/index_htm_files/2021-08-27%20La%20SVR-ASM%20lancia%20un%20appello%20per%20la%20protezione%20dei%20giudici%20afgani.pdf

La SVR-ASM appelle le Conseil fédéral, en coordination avec d'autres pays, à prendre immédiatement toutes les mesures nécessaires pour protéger les juges afghans et leurs familles. https://www.svr-asm.ch/fr/index_htm_files/2021-08-27%20La%20SVR-ASM%20appelle%20a%20la%20protection%20des%20juges%20afghans.docx.pdf

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Austrian TV station @puls24news reported on Afghan female judge who is now in Luxembourg and interviewed Pres of AEAJ, Edith Zeller, about her initiative to relocate this judge. Interview in German. Ihr oberstes Gesetz: Nächstenhilfe https://www.puls4.com/cafepuls/Videos/beitraege/Ihr-oberstes-Gesetz-Naechstenhilfe

Vilified as enemies of the people, judges have cast off their robes, hired a minibus and gone on a nation-wide road trip to explain why they’re defending the rule of law @lenavonholt
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/sep/20/last-stop-for-democracy-on-tour-with-polands-rebel-judges

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Today in our #PandemicLawmaking symposium with @Verfassungsblog: "Moving Beyond a State-Centric Pandemic Preparedness Paradigm: A Call for Action" by Tsung-Ling Lee https://blog.petrieflom.law.harvard.edu/2021/09/27/state-centric-pandemic-preparedness-paradigm/

@Johann_v_d_Bron "Der Berliner Senat muss jetzt einen Beschluss zur Erarbeitung eines Gesetzentwurfs treffen"…s.auch (via @Verfassungsblog ):

https://verfassungsblog.de/ein-verfassungsfossil-erwacht/

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#ThankYouThursday to Magistrate Judge Carolyn K. Delaney, Hermens Darío Lara Acuña, Judge Michael Bagge-Hernandez, Fabio David Bernal Suárez, & Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove for working with us + @Ejrlbnet in #Colombia.

Info➡️http://abaruleoflaw.blogspot.com/2021/09/aba-rolis-courses-under-building-better.html

Visibilizar las cifras de la Violencia Basada en Género #Haceladiferencia

#ConectandoCaminosPorlosDerechos
@USAID_Colombia

@PactColombia

@ABARuleofLaw
@FHlatinamerica
@internews

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What are the advantages and risks of independent #regulatory and #oversight #institutions? Why include them in a #constitution?

https://buff.ly/382rSMW
@int_idea

🔔 Join us on Oct. 14 @ 10:45 CEST for our online session, "Supporting negotiations aimed at restructuring power in conflict-affected settings" at #KPAC21 annual conference.

➡️ Register: https://buff.ly/3CJpNmS

@kzulueta
@AdamAbebe
@zalali

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.@amnesty: In Gambia, oppressive laws remain despite President’s promises | Amnesty International https://buff.ly/3AT3XNr

LAUNCH: NEW POLICY BRIEFS

Read the new Constitutional INSIGHTS briefs from @ConTransNet + @int_IDEA_pubs on #representation in #Asia #Pacific during #COVID19
➡️ legal approaches to #emergencies
➡️ #federalism
➡️ #independent + international institutions
https://rb.gy/8hhwtp

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A formerly incarcerated writer reflects on her time behind bars and the gender disparities in the criminal justice system. https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/analysis-opinion/surviving-daily-storm

"A principled sanctions policy will require significant changes in the law to mitigate harms to innocent civilians abroad, protect constitutional rights at home, and recalibrate the balance of power between Congress and the executive." https://bit.ly/3xkAUPX

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