Lise Bergh, Secretary General Amnesty International

Lise Bergh (foto: Kristina Lindquist)
Lise Bergh (foto: Kristina Lindquist)

Lecture five in our course Human Rights and Diversity in Serious Games is held by Lise Berg – Secretary General of Amnesty International. Before joining Amnesty, Lise worked as secretary of state (1999-2006) with a focus on human rights, gender equality, integration, democracy, national minorities and social movements.

Bergh will make an introduction to the UN system, presenting the undivisible and interrelated economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights. She will discuss the death penalty, the fundamental rights to freedom of speech and the right to asylum will be put into the context of our daily lives. Finally she will introduce us to Amnestys campaign “Demand Dignity!”

Time: Friday, September 18, 15.00-17.00
Location: HGO, lecture hall E31

Want to take the course? The application date has been extended to 18th of September.