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Human Rights in a Downward Spiral?

Date:24 November 2015
Author:GHLG Blog
With the high number of asylum seekers arriving in Europe, states increasingly struggle to simultaneously accommodate the interests of their citizens and abide by their human rights obligations.

Get involved in GHLG: ‘Vulnerability and Migration in International Human Rights Law’

Date:17 November 2015
Author:GHLG Blog
Join the project ‘Vulnerability and Migration in International Human Rights Law’ as a research assistant or thesis student!

Inter-American Human Rights Treaty on the Rights of Older People

Date:08 September 2015
Author:GHLG Blog
On 15 June 2015, the member states of the Organization of American States (OAS) approved the Inter-American Convention on Protecting the Human Rights of Older Persons during the General Assembly of the institution.

The Right to Health and the Reception of Asylum Seekers in Germany

Date:21 August 2015
Author:GHLG Blog
Due to the consistently high inflow of asylum seekers, tensions are rising in several European countries. Germany is especially challenged to provide basic reception rights in accordance with international human rights standards.

Recent changes in the Spanish health care system from a right to health perspective

Date:19 August 2015
Author:GHLG Blog
In 2012, Spain adopted significant legislative changes with regard to the universal right to health care. Due to these changes, the universal right to health care is currently at risk. In order to allow for a better understanding of the relevance of these measures, I will briefly outline the evolution of the Spanish National Healthcare System (NHS) as well as the recent changes.