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The Future of Human Rights


What is the future of Human Rights? Do they need to be re-evaluated and adapted to today’s societies? Is this a national affair or transnational? Have we already forgotten the not too distant past, and is the questioning of Human Rights a signal of danger? 

On June 26, Humanity in Action has the pleasure of hosting a debate on the future of human rights in partnership with International Debate CBS and Johan Borups Højskole.

NB! You have to sign up for this event. Please only do so if you intend to show up. Participants of the 2018 Humanity in Action Copenhagen Fellowship and Doctors Without Borders summer course at Johan Borups Højskole are automatically registered. Link:

🗣 François Zimeray
H.E. the French Ambassador to the Kingdom of Denmark

🗣 Morten Kjærum
Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

🗣 Trine Christensen
Secretary-General Amnesty International Denmark

🗣 Mette Nørgaard Dissing-Spandet
Head of Department for International Law and Human Rights at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

🗣 Paula Larrain
Editor, journalist and moderator

Program for the day:

19:00 - 19:05 Welcome by moderator
19:05 - 19:40 Presentation by each panelist
19:40 - 20:10 Panel debate
20:10 - 20:45 Q&A

About the organizers:
Humanity in Action is an international educational organization which educates, connects and inspires a global network of students. The event will be a part of Humanity in Actions yearly Fellowship in Copenhagen. International Debate CBS is an independent student organization that focus on a wide range of internationally related topics. Johan Borups Højskole is a creative folk high school in the city centre of Copenhagen.

The event will be held in English.