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The Ljubljana Charter on Reforming Health Care, 1996

The Ljubljana Charter on…

The purpose of this Charter is to articulate a set of principles which are an integral part of current health care systems or which could improve health care in all the Member States of the World Health Organization in the…

European Charter of Patients’ Rights (Rome, 2002)

European Charter of Patients’…

Drawn up in 2002 by Active Citizenship Network, a European network of civic, consumer, and patient organizations, this charter provides a clear, comprehensive statement of patient rights. This statement was part of a grassroots…

Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

Framework Convention for the…

The member States of the Council of Europe and the other States signed the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities at Strasbourg, 1.II.1995.

 


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Upcoming Events

Legal Study Presentation: The Rights of Persons with…

On June 12, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s LL.M. program, in cooperation with the Civil Society Institute, is holding a presentation of the Legal Study on the Rights of Persons with Mental Disorders in…

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Call for the training “Human rights in patient…

The “Center for rights development” NGO is pleased to announce a call for the training “Human rights in patient care”, designed for the lawyers. The latter will take place on June 9th , at 13:00, in the Legal clinic…

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The Guidelines relate mainly to ethical justification and scientific validity of research; ethical review; informed consent; vulnerability ­ of individuals, groups, communities and populations; women as research subjects; equity regarding burdens and benefits; choice of…

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Rule of Law is the requirement that the state provide legal guarantees for rights which uphold the dignity of the individual.

In fact, the rule of law does not have a precise…

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Place: Semnan, Islamic Republic of Iran
Date: 28-30 April 2014

This three-day meeting will focus on interventions, indicators and service delivery coinciding with the International Day for Health and Safety…

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