The Rafto Conference 2018 Undermining the Rule of Law – Independent Institutions at Risk in Poland

Universitetsaulaen, Bergen

Gratis

Welcome to the annual Rafto Conference with keynote by Rafto Prize laureate 2018, Adam Bodnar. The conference is free of charge. Preregister here.

This year, the annual conference will also celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as well as the 20th anniversary of the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders.

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The 2018 Rafto Prize is awarded to the Polish lawyer Adam Bodnar and the institution he leads, the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights, for the important stance taken in the face of current political developments in Poland.

THE ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED 
For enquiries, contact Sunniva Ingholm,  Sunniva.ingholm@rafto.no

PRACTICAL INFORMATION: 

As the conference is almost fully booked we recommend that you arrive well in advance. 

Please be at the University Aula latest by 10:45. 

Registration opens at 10:00, and doors opens at 10:30.
Coffee and tea will be served in the registration hall. 

If you know you are prevented from attending, please reply to this e-mail or send an e-mail to Sunniva.ingholm@rafto.no

THE CONFERENCE WILL BE LIVE STREAMED HERE, SATURDAY AT 11.00 AM

Contributors: 

KEY NOTE SPEECH
Adam Bodnar, Ombudsman for Human Rights in Poland and Rafto Laureate 2018

MODERATOR
Malcolm Langford, Professor, University of Oslo and Co-Director, Centre for Law and Social Transformation. 

SPEAKERS
Marcia V. J. Kran, member of the United Nations Human Rights Committee
Marta Lempart, Polish women's rights activist and leader of the Black strike movement
Gerald Knaus, Founding chairman of the think tank European Stability Initiative, ESI. 
Malgorzata Cyndecka, Postdoc, Faculty of Law, University of Bergen
Maria Ejchart-Dubois, Polish human rights lawyer and initiator of the #FreeCourts Initiative
 
ARTISTIC PERFORMANCES 
Cornelius Nordberg, pianist 
Josefin Winther, singer-songwriter 

Contact

Picture of Liv Unni Stuhaug

Liv Unni Stuhaug

The Rafto Foundation, Project Coordinator Rafto Prize
Means of contactContact details
Phone: 48153309
E-mail: livunni.stuhaug@rafto.no

Coordinatior for the annual Rafto Prize events, and secretary of the Prize Committee