David Kramer is a Senior Fellow in the Vaclav Havel Program on Human Rights and Diplomacy at Florida International University’s Green School of International and Public Affairs, and author of the forthcoming book Back to Containment: Dealing with Putin’s Regime.
The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs and the Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy hosted a half-day conference with a distinguished group of scholars and practitioners to explore the role of memory, conflict and reconciliation.
The FIU Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs' Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy hosted an engaging presentation and dialogue focused on Human Rights, Cuba and the international community. Distinguished member of the European Parliament Pavel Telička and three distinguished figures of Cuban democratic opposition, Rosa Maria-Payá, Pedro Fuentes-Cid and Orlando Gutierrez.
Full text of Ivan Havel's lecture at FIU on September 23, 2016.
Guillermo Farinas, the Sacharov Prise winner, a Cuban human rights activist, who has proven so many times in the past his steadfast commitment to the cause of freedom and human dignity, is finding himself on the verge of death...
The Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy is hosting a lecture by Dr. Jacques Rupnik, Centre de Recherches Internationale (CERI) at Sciences Po, Paris, on "Where is Cuba Going? A European Perspective," and also hosted a photo exhibition by Czech photographer, Hana Jakrlova.
The Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy hosted a panel discussion with Cuban Opposition Leaders Rosa Maria Payá and Orlando Gutierrez on President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba and its implications for political evolution on the island.
To view the photos from the Václav Havel Program for Human Rights & Diplomacy's program with Honorable Pavel Bělobrádek, Deputy Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, click here.
Click here to read the full text of the lecture entitled "The Road of Freedom is the Only Way for All of Us" delivered by the Honorable Pavel Bělobrádek, Deputy Prime Minister of the Czech Republic at FIU on 3/22/2016.
Martin Palous, Director of the Vaclav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy has written a memo evaluating the situation in Cuba one year after the US change in policy. The memo contains suggestions for both US and EU policy makers and gives speaks about the state of human rights in Cuba.