The International Institute of Human Rights

 
 
iidh
Role :
Created in 1959 by René Cassin, the winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace and the first president of the European Court of Human Rights. This institute organises training sessions each year for legal experts from all over the world, covering topics related to the protection of fundamental rights.

Architectural information :
The so-called "Pères Oblats" building contains the remains of the former Oblats monastery dating from the 17th century, which was moved and rebuilt brick by brick on its current site.

Contact :
2 allée René Cassin
67000 Strasbourg


For further details :
http://www.iidh.org/home.html
 
 

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European diary


    • 27 may 2016

      European Neighbours' Day

    • The 16th edition of Neighbours' Day was an International success and since its launch in Paris in 2000, the festival continues to rise and in fact it has far exceeded the European borders. The party is now celebrated around the world by millions of people – 1450 partner cities, housing organizations and associations are participating in over 36 countries with more than 30 million participants!

      The impressive development of Neighbours' Day is living proof that the desire to promote a "better living together" has no borders!

      This year’s appointment will be on FRIDAY 27th MAY 2016.

      Each year, the Neighbours' Day keep growing with new partners. The celebration is the opportunity to reconnect with the values of solidarity, brotherhood and friendship that should be at the furefront of neighborly relations.
    • 2 june 2016

      Italy's National Holiday

    • During the aftermath of World War II, Italy became a Republic on 2 June, 1946, following the referendum that ended the Italian monarchy. This event on 2 June is celebrated each year as Republic Day.
    • 5 june 2016

      Denamrk's National Holiday

    • Amongst the European revolutions that began in 1848, King Frederick VII accepted the principle of a constiutional monarchy in 1849. The first Danish liberal Constitution was signed on 5 June, 1849 and became Constitution Day (Grundlovsdag). Unlike most countries Constitution Day is marked by political meetings rather than any sort of military ceremony.