Lezing 'Amnesty International Lecture 2021 by Adam Bodnar'

Voor wie
Alumni , Bedrijven , Journalisten , Medewerkers , Studenten
Wanneer
28-04-2021 van 20:00 tot 21:30
Waar
Livestream
Voertaal
Engels
Door wie
Human Rights Research Network, Kabinet of the Vicerector of Ghent University, Amnesty International Flanders
Contact
Konstantinos.Karfakis@UGent.be
Website
https://hrrn.ugent.be/event/leerstoel-amnesty-international-2020-2021-adam-bodnar/
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Ghent University organizes a digital lecture and panel discussion on the occasion of the award of the Amnesty International Chair to Adam Bodnar.

Every year, Ghent University awards the Amnesty International Chair to a person who makes a special contribution in the field of human rights. In 2021 that honor falls to Adam Bodnar.

In recent years, Adam Bodnar has proven to be a tireless defender of the rule of law and human rights in Poland, where the judiciary, the media and civil society are under pressure by the current government Adam Bodnar was elected Ombudsman and Human Rights Commissioner by the Polish Parliament in 2015. He is a doctor of law, lawyer and professor.

His commitment to human rights has already won him several international awards, including the Tolerance Prize of the Polish LGBTI organizations in 2011, the Rafto Prize in 2018 and the Rule of Law Award in 2019.