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1A1Venues & ProgrammeSunday, 9 September16.00 pm Reception7.00 pm DinnerMonday, 10 September28.30 am Registration9.30 am Welcome Remarks5Regional CriminalCourt4Vienna City Hall10.00 am Opening Panel Discussion2.30 pm Panel 13 6.00 pm ReceptionTuesday, 11 September1 9.00 am COST Working Groups2:00 pm PhD Training School4 8.00 pm ReceptionEMPOWERHUMANRIGHTS!Wednesday, 12 September19.00 am PhD Training SchoolStephansplatzSINGERSTRASSEWEIHBURGERG.WOLLZEILESCHULERSTRASSEKUMPFGASSEZEDITZGASSERIEMERGASSE2WOLLZEILEPOSTGASSEAkademie derWissenschaftenStubentor3Foreign MinistryPARKRING STUBENRING59.00 am AHRI meeting10.30 am COST MC Meeting9.00 am Nordic Meeting2:00 pm Panel 23.30 pm Panel 35.30 pm Closing Remarks6.30 pm ReceptionFinal Conference of the COST Action IS0702“The Role of the EU in UN Human Rights Reform”13 th AHRI Conference(Association of Human Rights Institutes)ForschungsplattformHuman Rights in the European ContestSchottentorRoßauer LändeLudwig Boltzmann InstituteHuman RightsProgramme10–12 September 2012Hotel Schloss WilhelminenbergSavoyenstraße 21160 Vienna


Sunday, 9 SeptemberHotel Schloss Wilhelminenberg | Savoyenstraße 2 | 1160Arrivals6.00 pm Reception7.00 pm DinnerMonday, 10 SeptemberAkademie der Wissenschaften | Wollzeile 27a | 10108.30 am - 9.30 am Registration9.30 am - 10.00 am Welcome RemarksManfred NowakChair of the COST Action IS0702Nils A. ButenschønChair of the Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI)Richard KühnelRepresentative of the European Commission in Austria10.00 am - 12.00 pm Opening PanelKeynote Speech: EU Foreign Policy on HumanRights and the Role of the EU in the United NationsStavros Lambrinidis (tbc)EU Special Representative for Human RightsHow to Reform the United Nations HumanRights Architecture in the Coming YearsKyung-wha KangUN Deputy High Commissioner for Human RightsIdeas and Initiatives of the EuropeanParliament for UN Human Rights ReformUlrike LunacekMember of the European ParliamentThe European Union Foreign Human RightsPolicy: The Vision of CroatiaVesna PusićCroatian Minister of Foreign and European AffairsThe Austrian Perspective on UN Human RightsReformMichael SpindeleggerAustrian Federal Minister for European and International Affairs and Vice-ChancellorChair: Manfred NowakProfessor of International Law and Human Rights, Vienna University;Director, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights12.00 PM - 2.30 PM LUNCH BREAK2.30 pm - 5.30 pm Panel 1The Role of COHOM in Relation to the UNHuman Rights ReformEngelbert TheuermannChair of the Working Party on Human Rights (COHOM) of the EU CouncilThe Role of the EU in Developing/Strengtheningthe Human Dimension of the OSCESnjezana BokulicHead of the Human Rights Department, OSCE Office for DemocraticInstitutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)Proposals on UN Treaty Body ReformJosé DoriaVisiting Professor of Human Rights Law, Agostinho Neto NationalUniversity of Angola, Luanda, and Peoples Friendship University ofRussia, MoscowSummary of Proposals for the UN Human RightsReform Resulting from COST Action IS0702Manfred NowakChair of the COST Action IS0702Plenary DiscussionChair: Richard KühnelRepresentative of the European Commission in Austria6.00 pm Reception by the Austrian FederalMinistry for European and International AffairsMarble Room, Austrian Federal Ministry for Europeanand International Affairs, Minoritenplatz 8, 1014ViennaTuesday, 11 SeptemberHotel Schloss Wilhelminenberg | Savoyenstraße 2 | 11609.00 am - 12.00 pmCOST Working Group Sessions(COST members only)WG1: Reform of UN Human Rights MechanismsChair: Manfred NowakWG2: Strengthening Systems for Human RightsBased DevelopmentChair: Wouter VandenholeWG3: New Perspectives on Human RightsPartnershipsChair: Wolfgang Benedek12.00 PM - 2.00 PM LUNCH BREAK2.00 pm - 5.30 pm PhD Training Schoolfor early-stage and senior researchers(conference participants are welcome)Panels on: Poverty and Territory | Asylum andMigration | Mental Health and Human Rights8.00 pm Reception by the City of Vienna and theRepresentation of the European Commission inAustriaVienna City Hall, Lichtenfelsgasse 2, Feststiege 1,1010 ViennaWednesday, 12 SeptemberHotel Schloss Wilhelminenberg | Savoyenstraße 2 | 11609.00 am - 12.30 pm PhD Training Schoolfor early-stage and senior researchers(conference participants are welcome)Panels on: Human Rights in Development | Traffickingin Human Beings | Criminal and Social Justice9.00 am - 10.30 am AHRI Board Meeting(AHRI members only)10.30 am - 12.30 pmCOST Management Committee Meeting(COST MC members only)9.00 am - 12.00 pmNordic Meeting (not public)12.30 PM - 2.00 PM LUNCH BREAK2.00 pm - 3.00 pm Panel 2Proposals of WG1 – Reform of UN Human RightsMechanismsManfred NowakChair of WG1Proposals of WG2 – Strengthening Systems forHuman Rights Based DevelopmentPaul GreadyDirector, Centre for Applied Human Rights, University of YorkWouter Vandenhole,Chair of WG2, Chair in Human Rights - UNICEF Chair in Children‘sRights, University of AntwerpProposals of WG3 – New Perspectives onHuman Rights PartnershipsWolfgang BenedekChair of WG3, Director of the European Training and Research Centrefor Human Rights and Democracy in Graz (ETC)Plenary DiscussionChair: Charlotte Flindt PedersenDeputy Director, Danish Institute for Human Rights3.00 PM - 3.30 PM BREAK3.30 pm - 5.30 pm Panel 3The EU and UN Human Rights Reform – An AcademicPerspectiveJan WoutersJean Monnet Chair and Professor of International Law, Director ofLeuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, University of LeuvenVisions for the UN Human Rights ReformDubravka ŠimonovićProfessor at the MFA Diplomatic Academy, Center for Human Rights andWomen‘s Studies; Member of the UN Committee on the Elimination ofDiscrimination against WomenRecent Developments in the Human Rights CouncilChristian StrohalPermanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations in Geneva,Vice-President of the Human Rights CouncilUN Perspectives and Action on a Human RightsBased Approach to DevelopmentMarcia V. J. KranDirector of the Research and Right to Development Division, OHCHREU Perspectives on UN Human Rights ReformEngelbert TheuermannChair of the Working Party on Human Rights (COHOM) of the EU CouncilPlenary DiscussionChair: Manfred NowakChair of the COST Action IS07025.30 pm - 5.45 pm Closing RemarksNils A. ButenschønChair of the Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI)Manfred NowakChair of the COST Action IS07026.30 pm Friedrich Forsthuber (President of the CriminalCourt) Interviewing Manfred Nowak on Torturein the 21 st Century followed by a Reception and anExhibition „The History of the Criminal Court Houseand the Austrian Criminal Justice System”Vienna Regional Criminal Court, Grand Jury Room,Landesgerichtsstraße 11, 1080 Vienna

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