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Ombudsman at the festival

2018-07-13 15:49:36

"Human Rights Tent" will be open from August 1st until August 4th. It will host different non-profit and educational initiatives run by non-governmental organizations, such as Ombudsman's Office, Watchdog Poland, the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, ClientEarth (lawyers for Earth), World Wide Fund for Nature Poland, Iustitia (society of Polish judges), and judge Arkadiusz Krupa. 

 

Fot. Szymon Aksienionek

 

You will be able to seek advice from the Ombudsman's members of staff, in particular on questions concerning legal advice and explaining the work of the office. You will also be able to take part in interesting debates: 

#MeToo a year later - a debate about sexual harassment and social implications of #MeToo movement 

Online hate and hate speech - a debate about the rising phenomenon of hate speech and online bullying 

Free courts - a debate about the Polish judicial system 

You will also be able to catch up with Adam Bodnar and explore activities of different NGOs. 

ClientEarth: 

associates lawyers working to protect nature - involved in clean air initiatives and defending bio-diversity in Polish forests. 

 

Fado social coop: 

You will be able to experience the world from the perspective of a disabled person, by taking part in an interactive game. 

 

Sign language: 

You will be able to take part in sign language workshops. 

 

Mock court hearing: 

Take part in a simulation of a court hearing to learn more about court proceedings. 

 

Watchdog Poland: 

Learn about the activities undertaken by the organization and discover how to tell fake news from real information. You will also be able to discover the competencies of local government officials and get your creative juices flowing and DIY your own eco tote bag. 

 

 

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