Human rights

  • Poster: Human Rights Come on!

    Human Rights. Come on!

    September 6, 2013

    Poster of the Council of Europe to call attention for Human Rights. Image: Besides the slogan “Human rights come on! the poster shows a jumping figure and a bird with boots.

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  • Human rights standards

    Human rights standards

    September 6, 2013

    Poster of the International Labour  Organisation (ILO) communicating human right standards in relation to labour. Image: Yellow and orange coloured poster containing several photographs to illutrate the subject.

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  • Post by the Councel of Europe conecerning Human rights.

    Urgence, Les Droit de L’Homme

    September 6, 2013

    Poster of The Council of Europe (Conseil de L’Europe). Image: Figure balancing on a broken tightrope.

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  • Poster: Freedom from Hunger. United Nations Day.

    United Nations Day. Freedom from hunger

    September 6, 2013

    Promotional poster for United Nations Day. 24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, […]

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  • Award Ceremony of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2013

    Award Ceremony of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2013

    September 6, 2013

    The International Children’s Peace Prize is an initiative of the KidsRights Foundation and is presented annually to a child, anywhere in the world, for his or her dedication to children’s rights. The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform to children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights.
    Award Ceremony of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2013

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  • ECHO. Solidarity at the heart of Europe! Tajikistan

    ECHO. Solidarity at the heart of Europe! Tajikistan

    August 23, 2013

    Poster published by the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office containing the slogan ‘ Solidarity is at the heart of Europe’. Part of a series of posters to inform the public about the works of ECHO. Topic of this poster: Tajikistan – Access to clean drinking water. Image: photograph of an old man standing  near a hand water pomp installed by […]

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  • Open season for Whistleblowers? Yes, we scan. Yes, we can. Yes, we care?

    Open Season for Whistleblowers? Snowden and the right to privacy

    August 9, 2013

    One of the best known whistleblowers at the moment is Edward Snowden. Snowden gave certain selected NSA documents to the Guardian and the Washington Post because “I can’t in good conscience allow the U.S. government to destroy privacy, internet freedom and basic liberties for people around the world with this massive surveillance machine they’re secretly building”.

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  • Google Glasses and Privacy Rights in the Age of Wearable Computing

    Google Glasses and Privacy Rights in the Age of Wearable Computing

    August 1, 2013

    The Google glass, reality enhancing, wearable computing that allows you to be connected to the net hands free while on the move, is not yet available for consumers. But already privacy right watchdogs ask themselves whether the Google Glass infringes the privacy rights of citizens. Will this gadget entail the end of privacy? Should we be afraid of the lurking abuse and the possibility of a surveillance state?

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  • Human Trafficking or Smuggling: Guidance Needed?

    May 24, 2013

    On the first of July this year the Netherlands are commemorating the 150th anniversary of the abolishment of slavery. Although slavery has officially been abolished, the modern slave trade, also called human trafficking, is still continuing, not only in the Netherlands but everywere. But what is human trafficking and what is the distinction between trafficking and human smuggling?

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  • Kimberly Bautista

    Interview: Kimberly Bautista on ‘Justice for my Sister’, a Documentary Film on Sexual Violence Against Women in Guatamala

    April 5, 2013

    During this year’s ‘Movies that Matter Film Festival’ the Peace Palace Library had the opportunity to interview the Award Winning documentary filmmaker Kimberly Bautista. Her film ‘Justice for my Sister’ deals with sexual violence against women in Guatamala and focusses in particular on the issue of Femicide (the killings of women) and the ongoing struggle women face in the Guatamalan criminal justice system that is plagued by impunity and mistrust of law enforcement officials.

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