The President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Anne Brasseur, invites to a discussion with students at Blindern campus on 10 September 2014.
Brasseur will hold a short lecture on the challenges to human rights and democracy in Europe, to be followed by a questions and answers session.
Topics to be discussed are the current international context and the challenges to the presidency of the Council of Europe, including themes such as the situation in Ukraine, human rights and democracy in Azerbaijan and Bosnia and Herzegovina, frozen conflicts as well as migration, populism and intolerance.
The audience will have the opportunity to extensively discuss some important challenges of our time with the head of an assembly which brings together 318 parliamentarians from 47 European countries, representing 820 million people.
Welcome by Inga Bostad, Director Norwegian Centre for Human Rights
Moderator: John Erik Fossum, ARENA Centre for European Studies
The lecture is open for everyone.
Attendance is free. No registration required.
The lecture will be in English.
Marit Eldholm (ARENA Centre for European Studies)