From high hopes to disillusionment? Human rights protection in Europe in an ever more hostile environment
30 November 2017 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Thomas Franck Lecture by Angelika Nußberger:
Angelika Nußberger is the German judge at the European Court of Human Rights and since February 2017 Vice-President of the court. She is a professor for constitutional, international and comparative law at the University of Cologne where she is also the director of the Institute of Eastern European Law. From 2004 to 2010, she was member of the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations of the International Labour Organisation, and from 2006 to 2010 substitute member of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe. Her areas of research include the development of the constitutional jurisdiction, the influence of public international law on the development of the law in central and Eastern Europe, international social law, and the transformation of the social security systems in the states of central and Eastern Europe.