UGENT Human Rights Research Network

Published on 26-10-2023, Last modified on 26-10-2023

Panel: Human Rights, Accountability and International Cooperation

06/12/2023 @ 15:00:00
Faculty Board Room Faculty of Law and Criminology | Voldersstraat 3, 9000 Gent

This event is part of the International Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Conference ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 75: Rethinking and Constructing its Future Together’

This activity is open to the public, and free of charge.


Welcome and introduction by Vincent Eechaudt, Research Policy Advisor Ghent University and member of the VLIR Working Group on Human Rights

Keynote speech ‘”Human rights in times of geopolitical turmoil: the argument for a principled and pragmatic approach” by Caroline Gennez, Belgian Minister of Development Cooperation and Major Cities Policy

Presentation ‘The Human Rights Policy of VLIR-UOS: Background, Challenges and Solutions’ by Kristien Verbrugghen, Director VLIR-UOS

Presentation ‘Human Rights Policies at Universities: The Experiences of the VLIR Working Group on Human Rights’ by Sarah Claes, University of Antwerp & Nynke Salverda, KU Leuven

Q&A and discussion
Moderator: Vincent Eechaudt



Ghent citizens can register Here

Participants of the conference ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 75’ can register Here