Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)
The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) is an independent, non-governmental, nonprofit think tank, established in Athens, Greece, in 1988.
Its mission is to conduct policy-oriented research and provide policy makers, academics and the public at large with authoritative information and substantiated policy recommendations, to contribute to the development of evidence-based responses to major European and foreign policy challenges.
ELIAMEP’ s expertise spans over a wide range of geographic and functional areas:
- EU institutions and policies
- security, international relations and conflict resolution (with a special focus on the Balkans, the Black Sea, the former Soviet space, the Mediterranean/Middle East and Asia)
- the management of migration
- transatlantic relations
- democracy, human rights and civic participation
- good governance and the rule of law
- gender equality as a cross-cutting theme
- religion, culture and diversity
- the role of mass media in the era of fake news
- socioeconomic development, employment and cohesion
- energy, sustainability and climate change.
For more information, please visit ELIAMEP’s website: www.eliamep.gr/en
Icelandic Human Rights Centre
The purpose and aim of the Centre is to promote human rights by collecting information on and raising awareness of human rights issues in Iceland and abroad. The Centre works to make human rights information accessible to the public by organising conferences and seminars on human rights issues and by providing human rights education.
The Centre also promotes legal reform and research on human rights.
he Centre has managed EU Progress Programme for Iceland for the years 2009-13, it coordinated and hosts the Human Rights Education Project, it works closely with the other Nordic Institutes, it is a member of the Nordic School of Human Rights Research, the AHRI network, UNITED and the Coalition for the OP-ICESCR.
The Centre serves a monitoring role and has, since its incepetion, commented on dozens of bills of law and public policy and provided information to international monitoring bodies on the state of human rights in Iceland.