Information in English on The European Conference 2021

The City of Kristiansand is proud to be hosting the second European Conference on Democracy and Human rights on 5 May 2021.  

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The conference is organized jointly with the Council of Europe, the University of Agder, Kilden Performing Arts Centre, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum (SKMU), Arkivet Peace and Human Rights Centre and the Cultiva Foundation.  

The European Conference in 2020 was devoted to the 70th anniversary of the European Convention on Human Rights.  

This year’s conference will address the conditions of freedom of speech and media freedom, and the situation for democracy in Europe in the wake of the Pandemic.

Press release from 18 March about the European Conference 2021