Tag Archives: Non-Discrimination

Corruption in the education sector in Tanzania – What can be done?

During my internship with the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) in September-December 2015, interning in the Programs & Activities department I learned a lot about corruption and anti-corruption efforts globally. During the first week I was invited to attend some of the tailor-made trainings on anti-corruption at the academy, and after following the research of international institutions such as the World Bank and ...

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Religious Symbols and the European Convention of Human rights

Bandung, Indonesia by Haifeez CC BY 2.0

For the last few years, wearing religious symbols has triggered a major debate across Europe. The debate, which started after the imposition of prohibitions laws on religious symbols in several European states, has become a controversial human rights issue among scholars. France, Denmark, Turkey, Germany, Switzerland and other member-states of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) have discussed, endorsed and some ...

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Should controversial speakers be banned from university campuses?

The Tory and Liberal Democrat (Lib Dem) political parties, who comprise the current British governing coalition, are sparring over the implementation of new laws that oblige institutions to prevent radicalization. A Tory coalition is pushing guidelines that would ban any ‘extremist’ speaker from appearing on university campuses in England, igniting a debate about freedom of expression in institutions of higher learning. The ...

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The CREAN Conference on Children’s Rights to Non-Discrimination

CREAN Conference Childrens Rights 2nd

The 2nd CREAN Conference, entitled “Children’s Rights to Non-Discrimination” took place in Vilnius, Lithuania on 4th and 5th December 2014. It was organised by the Siauliai University and the Mykolas Romeris University, two partners of the Children’s Rights Erasmus Academic Network (CREAN), and was held at the Lithuanian Parliament in Vilnius. As it has always been one of the objectives of the ...

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