Newsletter February 2019

EFPA Board Human Rights and Psychology  Newsletter Year 3 Edition 2 - February 2019

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EFPA Board Human Rights and Psychology

  • Erasmus Plus exchange:

Our Board member Marlena Plavšić went to the Bahamas University in an exchange via Erasmus Plus mobility programme. Our Bahamian colleague Ava Thompson will be a guest teacher at the Juraj Dobrila University of Pula (Pula, Croatia) in May 2019. See the picture (doc 1)

  • The Board HR&Psy meeting will take place this year in Pula, Croatia in May 25-26. Many colleagues already will attend. Take care to be there!!!


  • EU Funding opportunities (doc 2)
  • FRA Newsletter 28/1 -4/2 (doc 3)
  • FRA Newsletter 11-18/2 (doc 4)
  • FRA upcoming products (doc 5)



  • ENS launches the statelessness index (doc 6)
  • 12th European Forum on the Rights of the Child(doc 7-8)
  • EUPHA Newsletter January 2019 (doc9)
  • ECCHR Colonia Dignidad (doc 10)
  • ECCHR: Forced Labour (doc 11)
  • ENS: ECHR finds extended detention of stateless individuals, illegal (doc 12)
  • Letter of the Norwegian association to president Erdogan (doc 13)
  • Antisemitism; The Guardian (doc 14)
  • Egypt’s human rights abuses overshadow Macron’s visit (doc 15)

UN News/ global news

  •  How US Civil Law Is Being Used to Bring Human-Rights Abuses to Court; The Nation (doc 16)
  • Centre for Migration Studies: statement on the US border (doc 17)


  • International Conference on Women, Safety and Health in Asia Kathmandu, Nepal, August 29–31, 2019; Pre-Conference Workshops at Kathmandu University Dhulikhel, August 27–28, 2019;
  • From 25 to 30 March 2019, lawyers, artists, constitutional historians and civil society experts will meet in Namibia to discuss these questions in an interdisciplinary way. “Namibia: A Week of Justice” opens with the symposium “Colonial Injustice – Addressing Past Wrongs,” organized in Windhoek by the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) and the Akademie der Künste (AdK) in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut. (doc 18)