The UNESCO Chair of Intercultural Policy for an Active Citizenship and Solidarity, Associate Professor Despina Anagnostopoulou, in collaboration with the Heinrich Böll Foundation, is organizing the 3rd Summer Academy on the “Protection of Human Rights in Europe with emphasis on Refugee Rights”, June 28 to June 30, 2019, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki Greece.

The summer academy, taught by distinguished professors, academics and researchers, will address several of the most contemporary challenges concerning human rights and rights of refugees. It aims at providing learners with a critical overview of the societal challenges of human trafficking, migration and asylum on different perspectives. Participants will also have the chance to exchange view and experiences regarding human rights, justice and the rule of law, freedom of religion, diversity including ideas on best practices.

The summer academy is aimed at a broad audience; including judges, legal practitioners, journalists, political and social scientists, researchers in EU studies, academics, NGOs, students of economic, legal and political disciplines, local, regional and national authorities, opinion leaders and the civil society.

For more information, please contact +30 2310 891 442 or or for administrative support: +30 6983 001 110