News from Dec 03, 2018
Prof. Tomer Broude, Dr. Michal Kramer, Bruck Teshome and Ioannis Kampourakis have just presented at the “Unpacking Economic and Social Rights: International and Comparative Dimensions” Conference at the University of Göttingen, Germany. The conferenced was organized by the Institute of International and European Law of the University of Göttingen and the Minerva Center for Human Rights, at the Faculty of Law, of the Hebrew University.
Prof. Broude presented on “The Role of Ombuds Institutions in Economic and Social Rights: The Israeli Case”, Dr. Michal Kramer on The meaning(s) of Social Rights: Interpreting the Constitutional Right to Dignified Existence in Israel and Germany, Ioannis Kampourakis on “Socio-Economic Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility Juxtaposing Societal Constitutionalism with Rights-Based Approaches in the Context of a Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights”, and Bruck Teshome on Unpacking or Repackaging Rights – The role of Right to Development.
The conference is the culmination of a project on "Unpacking Economic and Social Rights at the Georg-August University and the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, lead by Prof. Andreas Paulus (Justice of the German Federal Constitutional Court) and Prof. Tomer Broude, funded by the Thyssen Foundation. The conference will lead to a special issue of the Gottingen Journal of International Law.