Human Rights Festival in Budapest

The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU), the Legal Defense Bureau for National and Ethnic Minorities, and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee are organizing a Human Rights Festival on 10th of December.

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Human Rights Festival in Budapest

December 10, 2005 International Human Rights Day, 14.30 pm 4.00 pm
Budapest, Gödör Klub, Erzsébet tér

Panel discussions:
14.30 - 16.00 Human rights and migrations: Aliens among us, Hungarians in Hungary or what the Hungarian State can do for the Hungarians living outside of the country feel they have roots in Hungary?
Participants: A Hungarian family living outside of Hungary Boldizsár Nagy (Professor of ELTE-CEU) Dezső Avarkeszi (Member of the Parliament) Moderator: Ferenc Kőszeg (Chairman of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee)

16.30 - 18.00 Human rights and our autonomy in questions regarding our health. The issue of single women’s right for having children in Hungary– round table discussion. Moderator: Eszter Csernus (Hungarian Civil Liberties Union – HIV/AIDS and patients’ rights program director.

18.00- 19.00 Daráló, Movie by Norbert Komenczy 19.00 - 20.00 Gypsies in the judicial system – round table discussion Participants: Dr. Elemér Magyar (attorney at law) Norbert Komenczy (movie director) Moderator: Bea Bodrogi (Director of Legal Defense Bureau for National and Ethnic Minorities)

Concerts:
20:00 – 21:00 Szilvási Gipsy Folk Band
21:00 – 22:00 Nomada
22:00 – 23:00 Meglepetés!
23:00 – 04:00 DJ Ludmilla, DJ Jinx

The festival is organized by the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU), the Legal Defense Bureau for National and Ethnic Minorities, and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee.

Participating: Zabhegyező Gyermekanimátorok Egyesülete, Mobilitás

Participating organizations: Amnesty International Magyarország, Emberi Jogi Információs és Dokumentációs Központ (Indok), Habeas Corpus Munkacsoport, Háttér Társaság a Melegekért, Kendermag Egyesület, Kurt Lewin Alapítvány, Labrisz Leszbikus Egyesület, Magyar Emberi Jogvédő Központ Alapítvány, Nők a Nőkért Együtt az Erőszak Ellen (NaNE)

The main sponsor of the festival is the Royal Netherlands Embassy
Other sponsors: Canadian Embassy, Gödör Klub
Media Sponsors: Pesti Est, WIW

 

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