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Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on Freedom of Assembly and Association

When

8 November 2012, 15:00 - 9 November 2012, 17:30

Where

Hofburg, Vienna

Organized by

Irish Chairmanship and the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights
An OSCE/ODIHR observer monitors an assembly during the NATO Summit in Chicago, 20 May 2012.

This Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) will provide a forum to exchange views on how the full implementation of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association can be advanced and protected to encourage inclusive and diverse democratic societies. It will identify challenges faced by OSCE participating States and discuss how they can be addressed effectively ensuring the full enjoyment of these freedoms in line with relevant OSCE commitments. Discussions will also center on how the OSCE, its institutions and field operations can better assist OSCE participating States to meet their obligations on the freedoms of peaceful assembly and association.

The meeting will address the topic through the following three sessions:

  • Freedom of Association: obstacles to the full realization of this right and ways to overcome them;
  • Freedom of Peaceful Assembly: new challenges and opportunities for dialogue;
  • Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association: the role of new technologies.

Recommendations made in relation to the above topics during the SHDM may be addressed to participating States, the OSCE at large, OSCE institutions, including the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, OSCE field operations, other inter-governmental organizations, as well as civil society actors in OSCE participating States.

Registration: Online registration will be open to all participants from Monday, 1 October 2012 at: http://meetings.odihr.pl. Participants wishing to attend are requested to register by Wednesday, 24 October 2012. Registered participants will be able to collect their badges in the Hofburg Congress Centre, in the main entrance hall as of Thursday, 8 November 2012, from 09:00. Registration during the Meeting will also be available on the spot.

Side Events: the deadline for submission of applications for side events is Wednesday, 31 October 2012. Side events can be organized by participants during lunch breaks or in the evening after the sessions. Organizers of side events are asked to fill out the checklist and send it to Mr. Ireneusz Stepinski at ireneusz.stepinski@odihr.pl. The checklist will be available on the website about one month before the Meeting. The final schedule of side events will be available on this web page by Monday, 29 October 2012.

Contact information:

Substantive content matters: Ms. Nathalie Tagwerker, Deputy Head of the Democratization Department at Nathalie.Tagwerker@odihr.pl or 48 22 52 00 695 and Mr. Omer Fisher, Deputy Head of the Human Rights Department at Omer.Fisher@odihr.pl or 48 22 52 00 749.

Organizational matters: Ms. Saida Manieva at Saida.Manieva@odihr.pl or + 48 22 52 00 657

Registration: Ms. Anna Sierant at Anna.Sierant@odihr.pl or + 48 22 52 00 627

Organization of side events: Mr. Ireneusz Stepinski at Ireneusz.Stepinski@odihr.pl  or +48 22 52 00 658.

Documents

By Session

Agenda, Organizational Modalities and List of Participants
09:00 Agenda, Organizational Modalities and List of Participants
OSCE ODIHR
OSCE ODIHR , Agenda
OSCE ODIHR
OSCE ODIHR , Biographical Information, Speakers and Moderators
OSCE ODIHR
OSCE ODIHR , Annotated Agenda
OSCE ODIHR
OSCE ODIHR , Final List of Participants
Contributions and Statements
10:00 Contributions and Statements
Alliance Defending Freedom
Alliance Defending Freedom , Session 1, Contribution
Alliance Defending Freedom
Alliance Defending Freedom , Session 2, Contribution by Alliance Defending Freedom
Buergerbewegung Pax Europa
Buergerbewegung Pax Europa , Session 2, Statement
Buergerbewegung Pax Europa
Buergerbewegung Pax Europa , Session 1, Statement
Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights
Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights , Session 1, Statement by the Centre for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, Russia, and the International Civic Solidarity Paltform
Centre of Social Partnership
Centre of Social Partnership , Session 2, Statement
CIS-EMO- Centre for Monitoring Democratic Processes "Quorum"
CIS-EMO- Centre for Monitoring Democratic Processes "Quorum" , Session 1, Statement
CIS-EMO- Centre for Monitoring Democratic Processes "Quorum"
CIS-EMO- Centre for Monitoring Democratic Processes "Quorum" , Session 2, Statement
Core Issues Trust
Core Issues Trust , Session 1, Statement by Mr. Michael Davidson
European Union
European Union , Session 3, Statement
European Union
European Union , Session 2, Statement
European Union
European Union , Closing Session, Statement
European Union (EU)
European Union (EU) , Session 1, Statement
EuroProLife
EuroProLife , Session 1, Contribution by Mr. Hering, EuroProLife
Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe
Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe , Session 1, Statement by Ms. Melek Kirmaci Arik
Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe
Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe , Session 1, Contribution by Ms. Melek Kirmaci Arik
Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe
Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe , Session 2, Statement
Human Rights House Foundation
Human Rights House Foundation , Session 1, Contribution by the Human Rights House Foundation and other NGOs on new Law Rasing Fines on Protests in Azerbaijan
International Civil Liberties Alliance (ICLA)
International Civil Liberties Alliance (ICLA) , Session 1+2+3, Contribution
International Youth Human Rights Movement
International Youth Human Rights Movement , Session 1, Contribution by the International Youth Human Rights Movement and the Center for Legal Transformation on Fundamental Principles of the Freedom of Association in the OSCE Region
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan , Opening Session, Statement by H.E. Mr. Usen Suleimen
LABRIS - Lesbian Human Rights Organization, Serbia
LABRIS - Lesbian Human Rights Organization, Serbia , Session 2, Contribution by Ms. Jovanka Todorovic Savovic
Observatory for Religious Tolerance and Freedom 'Giuseppe Dossetti: i Valori'
Observatory for Religious Tolerance and Freedom 'Giuseppe Dossetti: i Valori' , Session 1, Statement by Mr. Mattia F. Ferrero
Observatory for Religious Tolerance and Freedom 'Giuseppe Dossetti: i Valori'
Observatory for Religious Tolerance and Freedom 'Giuseppe Dossetti: i Valori' , Session 1, Recommendations by Mr. Mattia F. Ferrero
Observatory for Religious Tolerance and Freedom 'Giuseppe Dossetti: i Valori'
Observatory for Religious Tolerance and Freedom 'Giuseppe Dossetti: i Valori' , Session 2, Statement by Mr. Mattia F. Ferrero
Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders-FIDH-OMCT
Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders-FIDH-OMCT , Session 1, Written Contribution by the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders-FIDH-OMCT
Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe
Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe , Session 2, Contribution
OSCE ODIHR
OSCE ODIHR , Opening Session, Statement by Amb. Janez Lenarcic, Director
OSCE ODIHR
OSCE ODIHR , Closing Session, Remarks by Amb. Janez Lenarcic, Director
OSCE ODIHR
OSCE ODIHR , OSCE Civil Society Forum, 7 November 2012, Final Report
OSCE ODIHR
OSCE ODIHR , Final Report
Union of Human Rights Organizations, Kazakhstan
Union of Human Rights Organizations, Kazakhstan , Session 2, Contribution
Western Thrace Minority University Graduates Association
Western Thrace Minority University Graduates Association , Session 1, Statement

By Source

European Union
European Union
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 3, Statement
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 2, Statement
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Closing Session, Statement
Alliance Defending Freedom
Alliance Defending Freedom
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Contribution
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 2, Contribution by Alliance Defending Freedom
Buergerbewegung Pax Europa
Buergerbewegung Pax Europa
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 2, Statement
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Statement
Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights
Center for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Statement by the Centre for the Development of Democracy and Human Rights, Russia, and the International Civic Solidarity Paltform
Centre of Social Partnership
Centre of Social Partnership
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 2, Statement
CIS-EMO- Centre for Monitoring Democratic Processes "Quorum"
CIS-EMO- Centre for Monitoring Democratic Processes "Quorum"
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Statement
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 2, Statement
Core Issues Trust
Core Issues Trust
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Statement by Mr. Michael Davidson
EuroProLife
EuroProLife
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Contribution by Mr. Hering, EuroProLife
Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe
Federation of Western Thrace Turks in Europe
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Statement by Ms. Melek Kirmaci Arik
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Contribution by Ms. Melek Kirmaci Arik
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 2, Statement
Human Rights House Foundation
Human Rights House Foundation
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Contribution by the Human Rights House Foundation and other NGOs on new Law Rasing Fines on Protests in Azerbaijan
International Civil Liberties Alliance (ICLA)
International Civil Liberties Alliance (ICLA)
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1+2+3, Contribution
International Youth Human Rights Movement
International Youth Human Rights Movement
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Contribution by the International Youth Human Rights Movement and the Center for Legal Transformation on Fundamental Principles of the Freedom of Association in the OSCE Region
LABRIS - Lesbian Human Rights Organization, Serbia
LABRIS - Lesbian Human Rights Organization, Serbia
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 2, Contribution by Ms. Jovanka Todorovic Savovic
Observatory for Religious Tolerance and Freedom 'Giuseppe Dossetti: i Valori'
Observatory for Religious Tolerance and Freedom 'Giuseppe Dossetti: i Valori'
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Statement by Mr. Mattia F. Ferrero
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Recommendations by Mr. Mattia F. Ferrero
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 2, Statement by Mr. Mattia F. Ferrero
Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders-FIDH-OMCT
Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders-FIDH-OMCT
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Written Contribution by the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders-FIDH-OMCT
Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe
Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 2, Contribution
Union of Human Rights Organizations, Kazakhstan
Union of Human Rights Organizations, Kazakhstan
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 2, Contribution
Western Thrace Minority University Graduates Association
Western Thrace Minority University Graduates Association
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Statement
OSCE ODIHR
OSCE ODIHR
2012-11-08 09:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 09:00 , Agenda, Organizational Modalities and List of Participants , Agenda
2012-11-08 09:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 09:00 , Agenda, Organizational Modalities and List of Participants , Biographical Information, Speakers and Moderators
2012-11-08 09:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 09:00 , Agenda, Organizational Modalities and List of Participants , Annotated Agenda
2012-11-08 09:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 09:00 , Agenda, Organizational Modalities and List of Participants , Final List of Participants
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Opening Session, Statement by Amb. Janez Lenarcic, Director
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Closing Session, Remarks by Amb. Janez Lenarcic, Director
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , OSCE Civil Society Forum, 7 November 2012, Final Report
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Final Report
European Union (EU)
European Union (EU)
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Session 1, Statement
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
2012-11-08 10:00:00
Thursday, 8 November 2012 , 10:00 , Contributions and Statements , Opening Session, Statement by H.E. Mr. Usen Suleimen

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