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3rd International Summer School on Human Rights ends in Kazan

26 June 2015
3rd International Summer School on Human Rights ends in Kazan

On 26 June, the 3rd International Summer School on Human Rights ends in Kazan. Having been organised at the Faculty of Law (Kazan Federal University), this summer event has been devoted to the actual issues of the protection of economic, social and cultural rights at the international, regional and national levels.

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova has highly appraised the summer school’s work. Ms Pamfilova noted that the school studies "give students, postgraduates and young professionals a truly unique opportunity to discuss pressing legal problems with scholars and experts of the highest level, in an open dialogue".

The summer school brought together experts from the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), staff members of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, regional human rights commissioners, professors of the Consortium of Russian Universities, representatives of the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation, prominent Russian human rights activists and NGO representatives. Over 200 took part in the school’s events in total.

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