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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    • 3 december 2016

      International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    • The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is marked around the world annually on 3 December, as per General Assembly resolution 47/3 of 14 October 1992, to promote awareness and mobilize support for critical issues pertaining to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society and development.

    • 6 december 2016

      Finland's National Holiday

    • On 6 December 1917, Finland adopted its Declaration of Independence.
      It had been part of the Kingdom of Sweden between the 12th and 19th centuries before becoming an autonomous Grand Duchy of the Russian Empire in 1809.
      Finland adopted a new constitution in July 1919 and became a Republic with a president as its head of state, but Russia did not recognize Finland's independence until 1920.

    • 10 december 2016

      Human Rights Day

    • Human Rights Day is observed by the international community every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.