BadamshinAttorney-at-law, defender of human rightsMore info
BryskExpert on international law and human rightsMore info
ButtarelliEuropean Data Protection SupervisorMore info
CamusPolitical scientist, expert on populist and extremist right-wing political movementsMore info
DalhuisenExpert on human rights and refugee issues, senior fellow at the European Stability Initiative (ESI)More info
Eenmaa-DimitrievaLegal Scholar and Researcher in IT LawMore info
GaskarovSocial figure and activistMore info
Jens Ole Bach
HansenJens Ole Bach
HansenDanish diplomat, promoter of United Nations Sustainable Development GoalsMore info
HansenChairman of the Board, Institute of Human RightsMore info
IlvesDeputy Director and Senior Fellow at The Lisbon CouncilMore info
KaldojaJournalist, foreign policy expert, PostimeesMore info
LapinEstonian artist, architect and poet, Professor Emeritus of the Estonian Academy of ArtsMore info
MurmokaitėDirector, Transatlantic Cooperation and Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of LithuaniaMore info
NestorPresident of the RiigikoguMore info
NuttPhD, Member of Parliament, Host of the ConferenceMore info
PakostaEstonian Gender Equality and Equal Treatment CommissionerMore info
PatokallioForeign policy and arms control expertMore info
PopovBusiness Development Director of the Psychometrics Centre at Cambridge UniversityMore info
ReinersPolitical scientist, expert on international lawMore info
ShorinaJournalist, co-founder of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation for FreedomMore info
TeesaluEstonian Undersecretary for Political Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign AffairsMore info
TiidoEstonian Ambassador in FinlandMore info
VallikiviAttorney-at-law and legal scholarMore info
VareExpert on economics and public figureMore info
WagnerExpert on technology and human rights, Director of the Privacy & Sustainable Computing LabMore info
2017Are Human Rights in Freefall?The conference will address a number of today’s most important topics – terrorism, technological development, security, small states in a globalising world, culture and international cooperation – through a human rights perspective.
2016Black and White Values in a Polarizing WorldThe topics under discussion this year include a survey of public opinion on human rights among the Estonian citizens and foreigners living in Estonia, questions related to collective human rights and propaganda that have changed people’s understanding of basic rights.
2015Human Rights in Changing TimesThe topics under discussion this year include case studies from the European Court of Human Rights, linguistic human rights, as well as the views of various generations of Russians today regarding their society.
2014Dignity in the context of human rightsThis year the conference agenda included three keynotes and a panel discussion following each one: 1) guarantees under international law; 2) rights of native peoples; guarantees under international law; 3) the situation and future in Russia and Ukraine and human rights.
2013Human Rights and the Freedom to AssociationThis year’s annual conference, titled “Human Rights and the Freedom of Association” will analyse the global developments in human rights that have taken place in 2013.
2012New Challenges of Human RightsOur conference examined human rights where the internet and the concept of security have altered dramatically our 20th century understanding of the core issues of human rights.
2011Dedicated to the 20th anniversary of restoration of independence of Estonia