BeckvardDanish Ambassador to EstoniaMore info
BurgerVisiting Professor at the University of EssexMore info
CristolA fellow at the World Policy Institute (WPI)More info
GriffithsHead of the Office of the Secretary General at Amnesty InternationalMore info
HansenChairman of the Board, Institute of Human RightsMore info
JarvisProfessor of journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in New YorkMore info
JuurveeHead of Security & Resilience Programme and Research Fellow at the International Centre for Defence and SecurityMore info
KaljulaidPresident of the Republic of EstoniaMore info
LuhamaaLecturer at the University of TartuMore info
MchangamaLawyer and human rights expertMore info
MitovFormer Minister of Foreign Affairs of BulgariaMore info
NuttPhD, Member of Parliament, Host of the ConferenceMore info
PajnikAssociate Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of LjubljanaMore info
ParrestJustice of the Supreme Court of EstoniaMore info
PolanskiAssociate Professor at Kozminski UniversityMore info
PääboDirector of the Centre for Baltic Studies at the University of TartuMore info
Roy-HenriksenChief of the Secretariat of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous IssuesMore info
SaarelainenDirector of the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid ThreatsMore info
TalloFounder and council member of the e-Governance AcademyMore info
VseviovHistorian, philosopher and pedagogue, professor at the Estonian Academy of ArtsMore info
ZimerayFrance’s Ambassador to DenmarkMore 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