IV. International Scientific Council on Human Rights

 

In 2005 the International Scientific Council (ISC) on human rights was established, the permanent members of which are the prominent scholars in this field, as well as famous practicing human rights activists.

Members of the Council: Ambassador Gerard Stoudmann (Geneva Centre for Political Security, Switzerland);Professor Ineta Ziemele (Lund University, Sweden);Professor Ben Sorensen (ex-rapporteur of the UN Committee against tortures); deputy, professor of law Barnabas Lenkovich (Budapest University, Hungary);Professor Florentin Skaletski (Organization for the protection of Human Rights, Romania);Irina Hakamada (the Democratic Party "Our choice", Russia), Professor Yavuz Atar (University of Seljuk, Turkey).

Under the provision the Council consists of the two substructures: Scientific Council and Expert Commission.

The Expert Commission is a permanent mechanism of ISC. The ISC is a working body which monitors the situation in the region, prepares draft recommendations, offers the ISC members the most actual topics of reports. The projects on the developed topics are submitted for taking decision at the sitting of the ISC.

The topics considered:

  • Elections and human rights (at the example of electoral practice of the Azerbaijan Republic), July 20, 2005;

     

  • Elections and human rights (On morality: at the example of electoral practice of the Azerbaijan Republic), August 30, 2005;

     

  • Elections and human rights (On some results of the initial stage of the election campaign to the Milli Majlis of the Azerbaijan Republic on 6 November 2005, 11 October, 2005);

     

  • Elections and human rights (On the results of the elections to the Milli Majlis of the Azerbaijan Republic on 6 November 2005), November 7, 2005;

     

  • The right to cultural heritage (On the question of human rights violation by bodies of the Executive Power of Baku city), December 7, 2005.