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March 2015

Our Shared Responsibility: The Implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights
Today marks the beginning of a two-day conference in Brussels hosted by the Belgian Government and the Council of Europe, on the Implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights, Our Shared Responsibility.

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Unwelcome: Homeless EU Migrants, the Law, Rights and Challenges
On 23 April The AIRE Centre will bring together lawyers, academics and voluntary organisations at a conference to share experiences and brainstorm ideas on the topic of homeless EU migrants in London.

Regional Rule of Law Forum for South East Europe
The aim of the Forum is to promote the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights in the region, to encourage regional cooperation in the continued development of Rule of Law and Human Rights, and to assist the process of EU integration of the region.

Training Seminar for legal advisors to the Constitutional Court and the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina
This seminar is part of a collaborative project to build the capacity of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina by training judicial advisors to both courts on the European Convention on Human Rights.

Seminar for Montenegrin judges and lawyers on
This seminar is part of a collaborative project to build the capacity of the Montenegrin judiciary to contribute to the rule of law reform in Montenegro as part of its European Union negotiations and integration process.

European Roma Rights In Action: The AIRE Centre Project Launch
The AIRE Centre is proud to announce the launch of its new pilot project, European Roma Rights in Action, generously funded by the Open Society Initiative.

RECRUITMENT: Advice Line Manager
DEADLINE: Midnight on Sunday 8 March 2015

February 2015

Domestic policy on violence against women and girls lagging behind efforts abroad

Human Trafficking victims not being guaranteed rights, protections and supports
Trafficking victims should be guaranteed access to specialised lawyers, safe accommodation and proper supports, according to research funded by the EU (Monday 16th Feb 2015).

Domestic workers use EU law & the ECHR to get a fair trial
State Immunity Act infringes fair trial rights for domestic workers in Sudanese and Libyan embassies, Court of Appeal held today.

December 2014

EU Court Opinion on Accession to the ECHR a major setback for human rights in Europe

JOINT PUBLIC STATEMENT: The AIRE Centre, Amnesty International, the International Commission of Jurists


RECRUITMENT: Legal Project Manager - EEA Women in Prison Project
DEADLINE: Midnight on Friday 9 January 2015

This International Migrant's Day we stand together to protect migrants rights
“On International Migrants Day, let us reaffirm our commitment to shape diverse and open societies that provide opportunities and lives of dignity for all migrants.”
Ban Ki-moon, message for International Migrants Day, 18/12/14

CHRISTMAS APPEAL: This Christmas, help us help them
Approximately two million EU migrants in the UK will need our help this year.

They might be survivors of domestic violence or homeless, discriminated against because they are Roma, kept in immigration detention or victims of human trafficking.

EARLY LEGAL INTERVENTION (ELI): Protecting Victims of Trafficking

November 2014

The AIRE Centre Annual General Meeting

Seminar on The right to participate effectively in criminal proceedings - European Convention on Human Rights and Montenegrin legislation and practice -

Study visit from the office of the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality in Serbia

David Cameron Blinks On Immigration
David Cameron has set out his vision of how the EU can control the free movement of workers. An ill-judged attempt to head off an electoral threat from the rabidly anti-European Union, anti-immigration UKIP, might be a better description.

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Courts meet to discuss reforms necessary for European integration at AIRE Centre training event in Sarajevo

Boycott of official inquiry into British government's involvement in torture and rendition
The AIRE Centre, along with Amnesty International, Cage, Freedom from Torture, Justice, Liberty, REDRESS, Reprieve & Rights Watch UK, have submitted a joint letter raising concerns about the role of the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) in the official inquiry into the British government’s involvement in the secret rendition and torture of UK citizens and residents, following the events of 9/11.

Tarakhel v Switzerland: The return of an Afghan family under Dublin II
The European Court of Human Rights prevents Switzerland from returning asylum-seeking family to Italy without reception guarantees

20/11/14 FREE Training Event “EU Law Rights & Advocacy”: Online registration now open

October 2014

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Sharifi and Others v. Italy and Greece
On 21 October 2014, the European Court of Human Rights released its Chamber judgment in the case of Sharifi and Others v. Italy and Greece (application no. 16643/09). The ruling emphasizes that European Union (EU) member states cannot ignore or circumvent their obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights when implementing EU law or bilateral agreements aimed at returning asylum-seekers to another EU country.

Conference on National Implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights in Serbia

Concealing Religious Faith: The AIRE Centre intervenes in F.G. v Sweden

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