28 to 29 January 2021

Human Rights in Times of Emergency Focus on COVID-19

Published 2 years, 2 months ago


This online seminar will examine the current challenges posed by COVID-19 to individual human rights with a critical overview of the restrictions of human rights possible under the European Convention on Human Rights in times of emergency. It will also provide an opportunity to exchange best practices.

Key topics

  • Rule of law
  • Access to justice and the right to a fair trial
  • Persons with disabilities and other groups
  • Freedom of expression
  • Freedom of assembly and association
  • Privacy and data protection

Who should attend?

Judges, prosecutors and other judicial staff, lawyers in private practice and other legal professionals working on human rights.

Interactive online seminar

The seminar will be hosted on ERA’s own online platform. Participants will be able to interact immediately and directly with top-level speakers and other participants. As the platform is hosted on our own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in this high-quality online seminar.

For more information on the programme, the participation fee, and registration procedure, please navigate to the event website.