Refugee Workshop

March 2016, Lyon

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Article 1.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Article 2.

Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as […] national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of the country or territory to which a person belongs […]

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Article 3.

Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Who is the guarantor of these Human Rights?

Values of the EU


The Union is founded on the values of respect for human dignity, liberty, democracy, equality, the rule of law and respect for human rights, including the rights of persons belonging to minorities. These values, which are set out in Article I-2, are common to the Member States. […]

German Constitution

Article 1

[Human dignity – Human rights – Legally binding force of basic rights]


(1) Human dignity shall be inviolable. To respect and protect it shall be the duty of all state authority.


(2) The German people therefore acknowledge inviolable and inalienable human rights as the basis of every community, of peace and of justice in the world.


Arms Trade Visualisation


Google Arms Globe

In the meanwhile in France (29.02.2016)

In the meanwhile on the Macedonian-Greek Border

New Challenges require new Approaches

Young European Federalists want to keep the borders open and call for one border policy to protect the external borders of the EU. Do you agree? Then join #DontTouchMySchengen

Meanwhile at JEF Europe

  • How do you want to protect the borders?
  • Need for innovative, sustainable and ambitious solutions!

Random Thoughts

  • the influence of past-WW2 experience or cold-war experience on personal opinion
  • civic engagement: what can I do precisely?
  • Future of Democracy: #Brexit @realDonaldTrump?

JEF Refugees Workshop Lyon 2016

By Robert Riemann

JEF Refugees Workshop Lyon 2016

JEF Refugees Workshop in Lyon: JEF Lyon invited JEF Milano first week of March 2016

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