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Apr 25, 2010

Opening Ceremony

Welcome speech and opening of the conference by Barbara Prammer, President of the Austrian National Assembly

 

Introductory remarks by Anton Gaál, acting Chairman of the Austrian Parliamentary Commission for the Armed Forces

 

Welcoming remarks by Theodor H. Winkler, Director of the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

 

Welcoming remarks by Reinhold Robbe, German Parliamentary Commissioner for the Armed Forces

 

Welcoming remarks by Mag. Norbert Darabos, Austrian Minister of Defence and Sports

 

Welcoming remarks by Dr. Michael Spindelegger, the Austrian Minister for European and International Affairs

 

Welcoming remarks by General Mag. Edmund Entacher, CHODS of the Austrian Army

Apr 25, 2010

Panel discussions on the human rights of armed forces personnel

Introductory presentation: Citizens in uniform? The human rights of armed forces personnel in comparative perspective

 

Panel 1: The rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly  of armed forces personnel

   Belgium

Panel 2: Managing diversity in the armed forces: gender; sexual orientation, ethnicity and religion

   Lithuania

Panel 3: Role of ombudsman institutions in promoting and protecting the human rights of armed forces personnel

   Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland, France

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Apr 26, 2010

Panel discussions on the role of ombudsman institutions and post-deployment welfare of members of the armed forces

Panel 5: Veterans affairs

   Romania

Panel 6: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

   Norway, U.S.A 

Panel 7: Support to families of armed forces personnel

   EUROMIL

May 11, 2009

Closing ceremony

Chair: Anton Gaal

 

  • Developments since the first conference in Berlin

  • Future plans for international exchanges between ombudsman institutions for the armed forces

  • Conference statement (Vienna Memorandum)

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