Association of Human Rights Institutes
AHRI adopts Utrecht Declaration on Academic Freedom
At the 2016 AHRI Conference in Utrecht, the Netherlands 2-3 September 2016 the Utrecht Declaration on Academic Freedom was adopted.
The 2016 AHRI Conference
The 2016 International AHRI Research Conference took place on 2-3 September 2016 at the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM) of Utrecht University, the Netherlands. The title of the conference was:
"50 Years of the Two UN Human Rights Covenants: Legacies and Prospects".
The conference served as a platform for presenting international human rights research across different disciplines. The Conference had six thematic tracks:
- Indivisibility and interactions of norms and regimes;
- Citizenship, migrants and refugees;
- Non-state actors and human rights;
- EU and human rights;
- The global economy and human rights;
- New avenues in human rights research
What is AHRI
The Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI), is a network of 55 member institutions that carries out research and educational activities in the field of human rights. The member institutions are from 33 different countries. AHRI's objective is to bring together human rights researchers from across the disciplines, to facilitate the exchange of ideas and collaboration, and to promote research, education and discussion in the field of human rights. AHRI is supportive of PhD researchers and the facilitation of exchange between the different member institutions.