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National Minorities’ Rights: International and Domestic Dimensions. Briefing

National Minorities’ Rights: International and Domestic Dimensions

15 June 2021, 14h00 Kyiv time (GMT +3)

The State Service of Ukraine for Ethnic Affairs and Freedom of Conscience and the Ukrainian Association of International Law invite you to join their briefing “National minorities’ rights: international and domestic dimensions”.

The briefing is aimed at discussing legal and political issues of national minorities’ rights, latest developments in international regulation, best practices of national legislation in this sphere as well as trends of Ukrainian legislation on national minorities amendments.

The briefing will take place on Tuesday, 15 June 2021, at 2 PM Kyiv time (GMT +3) via Zoom and will be held in English.

Keynote speakers:

Dr. Olga Butkevych ­­(the Ukrainian Association of International Law, President; member of the Expert Council on Ethnic Affairs of the State Service of Ukraine for Ethnic Affairs and Freedom of Conscience)

Marie B. Hagsgård (the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities, President)

Dr. Olivier Védrine (Professor, journalist, associate researcher for the University of Quebec in Montreal)

Dr. Andriy Veselovskyi (National Institute of Strategic Studies, Advisor to the Director; member of the Expert Council on Ethnic Affairs of the State Service of Ukraine for Ethnic Affairs and Freedom of Conscience)

Additional remarks:

Viktoriya Khalanchuk (State Service of Ukraine for Ethnic Affairs and Freedom of Conscience, analyst)

To receive a personal invitation and the link to join the briefing, we kindly ask you to complete the registration form at https://forms.gle/zqK1WfpSStwAjdNM9.

The briefing will consist of the four keynote speeches and additional remarks followed by a general Q&A section and is expected to last no longer than 2 hours.