Seminar 2.7 – The protection of human rights within a context of supranational integration,the european experience on freedom of speech and the protection of indigenous communities and enviroment rights


This seminar was composed of several sessions which focused on providing Filipino University partners with up-to-date knowledge of main legal interactions between supranational processes of integration and the protection of Human Rights, focusing on Europe and taking Freedom of Speech as a case study. 

The sessions took place at Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU), in Manila, the Philippines, from 19th to 22nd April 2023


Sessions were hosted by AdMU with the assistance of University of Deusto and University College Dublin.

Date19 to 22 April
WhereAteneo de Manila University – Manila, Philippines
Target AudienceJudges and Justices
Law and policy makers
Faculty and students of CALESA partner institutions
Other interested faculty members and students of law
ProgrammeDownload the programme for the seminar
RegistrationLink to be provided
StreamingVideos to be uploaded
OutputsPresentations to be uploaded
SpeakersAtty. Jose Maria G. Hofileña, Dean of the Ateneo Law School 
Signe Poulsen – Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Felipe Gomez Isa – Deusto University, Spain
Melencio Sta. Maria – Ateneo de Manila University
Amparita Sta. Maria – Ateneo de Manila University
Arlene Bag-ao – former Governor of Dinagat Islands
Mari-Luce Paris – University College Dublin
Ronaldo Gutierrez – Ateneo de Manila University
Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, former UN Special Rapporteur on Internally Displaced Persons
Marlon Manuel -Ateneo de Manila University
Junice Melgar, LIKHAAN Center
Grizelda Mayo-Anda, Environmental Legal Assistance Center (TBC)
Emilio José Armaza, Deusto University
Mira Alexis Ofreneo, Ateneo de Manila University
Vicky Tauli-Corpuz (former UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples)
Gaspar González (University of Malaga)
Laisa Alamia (Member ofParliament, BARMM)
Sedfrey M. Candelaria (Ateneo de Manila University; Philippine Judicial Academy)
Atty. Maita Chan-Gonzaga
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