Human Rights and Freedom<br />Presentation by David Hansen, Director at Civita<br />
What…<br />Human Rights<br />Natural Rights<br />Civil Rights<br />Liberal Rights / Fundamental Freedoms<br />The Internat...
International Human Rights: Work in progress…<br />
International Human Rights: Work in progress…<br />
Why…<br />The Big (Political) Project<br />Never Again…<br />Peace, co-existence, development<br />The manycompromises and...
How…<br />The National State<br />Government<br />Citizens<br />Civil Society and Private Sector<br />The International In...
How…<br />
Liberty by Law<br />Magna Carta 1215 (King John)<br />Charter ofLiberties1100 (Henry I)<br />
“I think that to do everything we can to find, as I say, something that would destroy weapons and not humans is a great st...
Challenges…<br />the Failed States<br />the (too) Strong States<br />the (faltering) international institutions<br />
Challenges…<br />MullaKrekar’s Rights<br />How Nazi can one be allowed to be?<br />Omnipresence… turning all human desires...
Challenges…<br />Absolutte Rights<br />Universal Rights<br />Relative Rights<br />
Maternal Mortality<br />In sub-Saharan Africa 1 out of 22 women giving birth die<br /> – in comparison 1 out of 7300 in de...
FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION<br />In f. ex. Sudan, Ethiopia and Djiboti 90 % of all girls are circumcised.<br />Genital Mutil...
EDUCATION<br />Utvikle et globalt partnerskap for utvikling.<br />
Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF)<br />
Thankyoufor yourkindattention<br />
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Human Rights and Freedom

  1. 1. Human Rights and Freedom<br />Presentation by David Hansen, Director at Civita<br />
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  3. 3. What…<br />Human Rights<br />Natural Rights<br />Civil Rights<br />Liberal Rights / Fundamental Freedoms<br />The International Human Rights<br />The International Bill of Rights<br />UDHR + CPR + ESCR<br />The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)<br />International Public Law<br />National Law (dualismvsmonism)<br />
  4. 4. International Human Rights: Work in progress…<br />
  5. 5. International Human Rights: Work in progress…<br />
  6. 6. Why…<br />The Big (Political) Project<br />Never Again…<br />Peace, co-existence, development<br />The manycompromises and thelongway…<br />From The Ancient via The Enlightenment to Contemporary time<br />Man Madeand / or God Given?<br />
  7. 7. How…<br />The National State<br />Government<br />Citizens<br />Civil Society and Private Sector<br />The International Institutions<br />InstitutionalisedProtection and Promotion<br />Everyone is entitled to a social and international order in which the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration can be fully realized. (art. 28)<br />
  8. 8. How…<br />
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  11. 11. Liberty by Law<br />Magna Carta 1215 (King John)<br />Charter ofLiberties1100 (Henry I)<br />
  12. 12. “I think that to do everything we can to find, as I say, something that would destroy weapons and not humans is a great step forward in human rights.”<br />President Reagan <br />(i TV-debatti Kansas City under presidentvalgkampen 1984 vs Mondale) <br />
  13. 13. Challenges…<br />the Failed States<br />the (too) Strong States<br />the (faltering) international institutions<br />
  14. 14. Challenges…<br />MullaKrekar’s Rights<br />How Nazi can one be allowed to be?<br />Omnipresence… turning all human desires into rights…<br />
  15. 15. Challenges…<br />Absolutte Rights<br />Universal Rights<br />Relative Rights<br />
  16. 16. Maternal Mortality<br />In sub-Saharan Africa 1 out of 22 women giving birth die<br /> – in comparison 1 out of 7300 in developed countries.<br />More than 500.000 women die from pregnancies and childbirth<br />annually <br />
  17. 17. FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION<br />In f. ex. Sudan, Ethiopia and Djiboti 90 % of all girls are circumcised.<br />Genital Mutilation takes place even if its prohibited by law.<br />
  18. 18. EDUCATION<br />Utvikle et globalt partnerskap for utvikling.<br />
  19. 19. Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF)<br />
  20. 20. Thankyoufor yourkindattention<br />
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