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#WiseandWine Series: Communicating Human Rights Effectively with Alva Finn

Given global developments in the field of Human Rights, it is no surprise that more and more emphasis is being placed on this topic by the European Union, especially in shaping relations with the international community. It is evident that communicating effectively on Human Rights is a fundamental tool for the reputations and positioning of countries and companies working in the political sphere. This event will focus on the importance of effectively communicating on Human Rights featuring concrete case studies which will highlight how easy it is to get this wrong.



  • The event will be governed by the Chatham House Rule
  • A wine tasting will be hosted after the event


About Alva Finn

Alva hails from Ireland and is passionate about helping people to better understand and communicate on human rights. She has experience in the multilateral spheres of the EU and UN, but also in the domestic contexts of Egypt, Ireland and the UK. Some of the issues she communicates around include refugee and asylum issues, children's rights, civil and political rights and the rights of persons with disabilities. Before coming to Brussels Alva worked as a Human Rights Attaché for the Irish Mission to the United Nations in Geneva. In her spare time she also provides her views on EU current affairs on Politico's EU Confidential ;


About the Wise and Wine series

Part of our mission at euraffex, is to advocate and expose our various stakeholders on matters related to the EU institutions, and provide a candid ambiance where experts can spread their unparalleled knowledge in certain fields.


15 Nov 2017 @ 06:00 pm

15 Nov 2017 @ 07:30 pm

Duration: 1 hours, 30 minutes



10 Legerlaan

1040 Etterbeek


Organised by

euraffex | European Affairs Expertise

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