Event Lunch Discussion: “Turkey`s Deepening Deterioration of Human Rights: From Emergency to a Perpetual Crackdown”

Lunch Discussion: “Turkey`s Deepening Deterioration of Human Rights: From Emergency to a Perpetual Crackdown”

Date/Time
Date(s) - 27/01/2020
12:45 - 14:45

Location
Press Club Brussels Europe

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On behalf of Ambassador Marc Otte, BIC President and Belgium Special Envoy for Syria, we would like invite you to attend our upcoming conference and lunch discussion titled

“Turkey`s Deepening Deterioration of Human Rights: From Emergency to a Perpetual Crackdown”

Monday 27 January at the Press Club Brussels, from 12:45-14:30.

One day prior to the UN Universal Periodic Review on Turkey, this timely event will bring together human rights experts, journalists, academics and policy-makers to assess the current human rights situation in the Turkey and propose strategic and evidence-based recommendations to different stakeholders, both at the EU and UN level. Further to the event, a special delegation will be hosted by the Chair of European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights, Ms. Maria Arena, who will receive written policy recommendations to better address the violations and abuses identified.

A keynote speech will be delivered by MEP Ms. Özlem Demirel, European Parliament Vice-chair of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence and Delegation to the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee. 

Confirmed speakers include: 

  • Mr. Doğan Özgüden, Turkish Journalist and Publisher, Editor in chief at Info Turk & Recipient of the Ayse Zarakolu Freedom of Thought Prize
  • Ms. Sibylle Gioé, International Human Rights Lawyer, International Trial Observer for Turkish Lawyers
  • Mr. Ihsan Cibelik, Turkish Political Activist and Musician, Grup Yorum

BRUSSELS INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Avenue Louise, 89 – 1050, Brussels Tel: +32 027258466

Registration: info@bic-rhr.com

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