The Center on Governance through Human Rights
at HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA GOVERNANCE PLATFORM, Berlin, Germany
Human rights are increasingly making headlines. But their day-to-day implementation falls far behind the possibilities. To increase the level of human rights compliance governance through human rights offers alternatives and solutions.
Rampant violence and abuse against women and minorities, committed ethnic cleansing, cyber crime, migrant worker and refugee abuses, or repression against civil society (to name just a few) – these violations have sparked a fresh debate on the issues of human rights and good governance. Coming to terms with these human rights abuses in all parts of life, business and politics alike, and preventing them from happening again, is at the core of all human rights related work.
The Center aims to conduct and work in following areas: