Event Reports

Military Interventions and EU-Solidarity: Between Prohibition of Force and Responsibility to Protect

10/03/2016 14:21
  In the last 15-20 years, military interventions into domestic conflicts have been named as ultima ratio to fulfil the so called Responsibility to Protect (R2P) or to execute one’s right to self-defence. In this debate we have to consider that there are UN Security Council authorized...

Esther Mujawayo: Surviving the Genocide in Rwanda

23/11/2015 13:15
Esther Mujawayo: Surviving the Genocide in Rwanda   ‘Genocide in Africa has not received the same attention that genocide in Europe or genocide in Turkey or genocide in other parts of the world. There is still this kind of basic discrimination against the African people and the African...

Event Report: Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

19/03/2015 18:30
Stephanie Fenkart     The IIP supports the Wiener Volkshochschule (VHS) in its efforts to foster and promote human rights and to take advantage of Vienna’s status as a Human Rights City, to which the Wiener Gemeinderat declared Vienna in December 2014 in order to reach and sensitize a...