human rights

Book Launch! A Second Chance for Europe

On Wednesday, November 22, 2017, CELL President Jo Ritzen will launch his new book, A Second Chance for Europe: Economic, Political and Legal Perspectives of the European Union. The launch will take place at Maastricht University's campus in Brussels.

Honored Guests

Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission
Annemarie Penn-te Strake, Mayor of Maastricht, the Netherlands
Mathieu Segers, Professor of Contemporary European History and European Integration at Maastricht University and Dean of University College Maastricht

Fons Coomans attends UNESCO Chairs Meeting

CELL Working Group Member Prof. Fons Coomans, on 21-22 June 2017, attended a meeting of UNESCO Chairs at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The meeting brought together Chair holders who work on human rights, migration and urban inclusion. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the role of cities and local governments in fostering the urban inclusion of migrants by using a human rights-based approach.