FRAME Fostering Human Rights Among European Policies


Work Package 2

a) Name

WP2: Challenges and Factors

b) Short description / objectives

The aims of WP2 are:
    • To map systematically and conduct a qualitative and quantitative comparative analysis of the key cultural, economic, ethnical, historical, legal, political, religious, social and technological factors that enable or hinder the protection of human rights in the EU’s external and internal policies, taking into account challenges brought about by globalisation, with a focus on the access to basic rights;
    • To offer a critical assessment, based on scholarly literature, of selected factors identified in the mapping exercise;
    • To assess the dynamics and interrelations of these factors in selected third countries;
    • To make a specific assessment of technological factors by means of mapping and assessing areas in which information and communications technologies (ICTs) has positive or negative implications for human rights protection and promotion.

c) Work Package Leader

Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR)