Newsletter September 2019

EFPA Board Human Rights and Psychology -  Newsletter Year 3 Edition 9 - September 2019


Oslo, September 20, 2019

H.M. King Harald V of Norway has appointed Dr. Nora Sveaass to Knight 1st class of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav.

 

 




 










EFPA Board Human Rights and Psychology

FRA/ FRP 

  • FRA weekly September 9 (doc 1)
  • FRA weekly September 16 (doc 2)


Europe, EIUC, CoE, CPT, IOM, ENS, ECCHR 

  • European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Newsletter August 2019 (doc 3)
  • ECCHR Newsletter September 2019 (doc 4)
  • IHRA: Commemoration of the Genocide of Sinti and Roma (doc 5)
  • ENS: Statelessness in Syria, position paper (doc 6)
  • ENS: Statelessness in Poland (doc 7)
  • IOM: Missing migrants project (doc 8)
  • CoE: Preventing and combatting sexism (doc 9)
  • CoE: Lives saved. Rights protected (doc 10)

 

Scholars at Risk (SAR)

  • Newsletters (doc 11 & 12 & 13 & 14)

 

Climate Change

  • Amnesty International: Climate change is a human rights issue (doc 15)
  • NY Times: Russian land of permafrost and mammoths is thawing (doc 16)
  • Public Seminar: The new trail of tears (doc 17)

 

UN News/ global news

  • South Africa’s shameful past and hopeful future (doc 18)
  • UN News (docs 19 - 24)

 

 

 

Children’s Rights & Forced migration

  • Bellingcat: Europol’s child abuse image geolocated in Ukraine: a forgotten story hidden behind a landscape (doc 25)

 

Press 

  • BBC News: " Evidence suggests British agents taught psychological interrogation techniques to officers working for Brazil's regime in the 1970s.": https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-49356677
  • NY Times 1619 Project (docs 26 & 27 & 28)
  • The Guardian: Slavery in America reminds us: Trump is far from an aberration (doc 29)
  • NY Times: The El Paso Screed (doc 30)
  • Theory and Psychology: The poison in the cure: Neoliberalism and contemporary movements in mental health (doc 31)
  • EJCP: Social Justice, Diversity and Leadership (doc 32)

 

Conferences and Events

  • 12th European Public Health Conference, 20 – 23 November 2019, Marseille, France (doc 33)
  • Invitation Statelessness Lunch meeting, Monday 7 October 2019 (doc 34 & 35)
  • SAR 2020 Global Congress, convened in partnership with Johns Hopkins University and the AmericanAssociation for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), March 25-28 2020 in Washington (doc 11)
  • The Council of Europe’s Gender Equality Division is launching a call for proposals for an NGO grant to promote the fight against sexism (doc 36)
  • 16th World Congress on Public Health, 12 – 17 October 2020, La Nuvola, Rome, Italy (doc 37)