Czech Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

The Centre is an independent academic institution monitoring human rights developments both domestically and worldwide, issuing a monthly Bulletin, as well as organizing conferences.

11/25/2013 - 09:43  

Having nothing to do? Go ahead and write and essay!

We have prepared a list of human rights essay competitions for you due to which you can not only find some inspiration for long winter evenings but also find a pleasant way to learn something new and useful.

The list, which we will try to expand a bit, is to be found here. Should you have any ideas regarding its improvement, let us know.

Good luck!

10/08/2013 - 10:26  

Centre for Human Rights and Democracy organizes a workshop

EU Accession to the European Convention on Human Rights: Legal Assessment, Prospects and Pitfalls

which will take place on Tuesday, 15 October 2013, at the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University (Veveří 70, Brno), room n. 109.



Jürgen Busch (Faculty of Law, University of Vienna)

Petra Bard (Legal Studies Department, Central European University)

Jana Králová (EU Law Department of the Ministry of Foreign Aff airs of the Czech Republic)

Lubomír Majerčík (Head of the Analytical Department, Czech Constitutional Court)

06/19/2013 - 11:37  

As you might have already noticed due to funny behavior of our web we have been preparing a few changes and innovations for you. We have uploaded all the issues of Czech Republic Human Rights Review on Publero so that you can browse through it and read it online. You can also easily search in them, using Google powered search bar in Archive.

03/23/2013 - 09:33  

A screening of an award winning documentary Kabul Transit will be held in room P31 at the Faculty of Social Science (Joštova 10, Brno) on Monday, 15 April 2013, from 16:00. A discussion with its director professor David Edwards will follow. 

If you want to find out more about the documentary, visit this site.

03/23/2013 - 09:20  

In an interview for the Czech Television, Linda Janků, one of members of the Center, presented key findings and conclusions of the Shadow Report drafted by the Center for the European Network Against Racism (ENAR).

All ENAR reports, including the one written by the Center, can be found here.

03/13/2013 - 00:00  

In February 2013 the Center became focused on issues related to connections between business and human rights. In the Czech-language edition of the Bulletin (2/2013), the Center started the debate on these issues with an introductory article by Tereza Dolezalova.

To see the Bulletin, click here.

02/19/2013 - 00:00  

Helena Bončková, member of the Center, published a comment on the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Lutsenko v. Ukraine.

This decision is a crucial one as it is a first oficial opinion of the European Court of Human Rights contributing to debates relating to politization of trials of former members of "orange" government of Julia Tymoshenko.