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International Conference "European Culture of Human Rights. The right to happiness"

Between December 12 and 14, 2019, the Christian University "Dimitrie Cantemir" along with the International Institute for Human Rights, organized the seventh edition of the International Conference "European Culture of Human Rights. The right to happiness”.

The event was organized in collaboration with partners from Romania and abroad (the Romanian Institute for Human Rights, the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations, the Union of Jurists of Romania, the Leibniz Society of Romania, the Europea Academy, the Romanian Academy of Legal Sciences) and it brought together teachers, representatives of public authorities and institutions, practitioners in the field.

From the organizational point of view, the Conference proceedings were held both in a plenary and in 4 sessions of debates: (1) Theoretical coordinates of the right to happiness - transdisciplinary approaches; (2) The right to happiness and Human Rights; (3) National law, European Union law and the right to happiness; (4) Global society and the right to happiness.

The conference aimed to promote a cross-disciplinary and multidisciplinary approach on human rights issues in general and the right to happiness in particular. The proceedings of the Conference were open to the public, and one of the main objectives of the event was to raise awareness among the young people in the university education system (students, master’s students, doctoral students) regarding the challenges posed by the modern society in the field of human rights.

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