AEDH
European Association for the defence of Human Rights - Association européenne pour la défense des Droits de l'Homme

AEDH organises its annual seminar and General Assembly in Tallinn, Estonia from 31st may to 2nd June

The European Association for the Defence of Human Rights (AEDH) and its member organisations will come together in Tallinn this weekend for AEDH’s General Assembly 2013. On the eve of the Assembly, the human rights organisations will debate on the theme of citizenship. The event is organised together with AEDH’s Estonian member, the Legal Information Centre for Human Rights (LICHR).

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NGOs and UNHCR call for more involvement in the definition of funding priorities under the future EU Asylum and Migration Fund, 28 May 2013

UNHCR, together with a coalition of 10 non-governmental organisations – including the AEDH – has released a statement on the need for Member States to involve Civil Society and International Organisations when defining the future national priorities under the Asylum and Migration Fund (AMF) in order to increase the impact of the activities funded.

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NGOs and UNHCR call for more involvement in the definition of funding priorities under the future EU Asylum and Migration Fund, 28 May 2013

UNHCR, together with a coalition of 10 non-governmental organisations – including the AEDH – has released a statement on the need for Member States to involve Civil Society and International Organisations when defining the future national priorities under the Asylum and Migration Fund (AMF) in order to increase the impact of the activities funded.

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87th LDH Congress in Niort, 18 May 2013

87th LDH Congress in Niort, 18 May 2013

On May 18, 2013 in Niort, was held the 87th Congress of the French Ligue des Droits de l’Homme (LDH), on the topic of strategic relations between the social economy and human rights.

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L’AEDH in the report “Derechos Humanos en la frontera sur”

Catherine Teule, Vice-Chairperson of the AEDH, contributed to the report of the Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos de Andalucía (APDHA) on the Human Rights situation on the Southern Border of Europe in 2013 published in March 2013. Catherine Teule has expressed her view on the Common European Asylum System with the article “the asylum package scandal”

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AEDH in the Press

This week, following a fire in a Roma camp in France, AEDH member Philippe Goossens’ report on Roma is mentioned in the press.

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The AEDH participates to the 38th FIDH Congress

The AEDH participates to the 38th FIDH Congress

From 23th to 27th May 2013, the AEDH will participate to the 38th FIDH Congress in Istanbul, Turkey. The Forum entitled “Political Transitions from a Human Rights Perspective: Experiences and Challenges” takes place within the framework of FIDH’s International Congress, a major event, bringing together human rights defenders from FIDH’s 164 member organisations and other partners from all over the world, every three years.

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EU Seasonal Migrant Workers’ Directive: Ensure effective Equal Treatment – Joint press release 8th May 2013

In view of the on-going trialogue on the proposed EU directive on seasonal workers, the European Network Against Racism (ENAR), Caritas Europe, le Ciré (coordination and initiatives for refugees), the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME), The European Federation of National Organizations Working with the Homeless (Feantsa), the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) and the European Association for the Defense of Human Rights (AEDH), recall the need to guarantee a uniform and extensive sets of labour rights for third-country workers across the EU.

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