Lecture List, Prof. Dr. Markus Schefer (date: 01/2020)

The 2020 Review Process. Geneva Academy, Genf 12.12.2019

Ending Coercion in Mental Health: The Need for a Human Rights-Based Approach. Ending Coercion, Promoting Human Rights in Mental Healthcare, Brussels, 10.12.2019

Consequences of a Ratification of the U.N. CRPD for Uzbekistan. International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Tashkent, 04.12.2019

Monitoring of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Art. 33). Round Table "On the Way towards Developing an Inclusive Society in Kazakhstan", Nur-Sultan, 14.11.2019

On the need for coordination among disability organisations. 80th anniversary of the Swiss Association of Paralyzed ASPr-SVG | Polio.ch, Bern, 09.11.2019

The Draft Additional Protocol to the Oviedo Convention from the Perspective of the U.N. CRPD.
National Seminar on Involuntary Treatment in Mental Health at the University of Malta Medical School, Malta, 30.10.2019

Private fundamental rights obligation in the gathering of evidence. "Private surveillance from a state and fundamental rights perspective", evening event of the Democratic Lawyers of Bern and the Critical Lawyers of Fribourg/Bern, Bern, 22.10.2019

Children in the Disability Rights Convention. Conference "30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child", Brugg, 18.10.2019

The role of civil society in implementing the U.N. CRPD. "Community Empowerment" and IFHOHYP, Zurich/Wollishofen, 11.10.2019

Is the CRPD an Opportunity to Improving the Promotion, Guaranteeing and Protecting Human Rights?
Be RIGHT Final Conference, Brussels, 10.10.2019

First experiences with the work in the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Conference on Disability Equality Law 2019, Basel, 25.06.2019

The U.N. CRPD: What does it mean for institutions for people with disabilities? Strategy development process for the Centre for the Blind and Disabled Bern AG, Bern, 19.06.2019

The implementation of the U.N. CRPD in the canton of Berne. General Assembly of the Cantonal Conference for the Disabled Bern kbk, Bern, 19.06.2019

Involuntary Treatment of Persons with Psychosocial Disabilities. Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, New York, 12 June 2019

The U.N. CRPD: What does it mean for social enterprises in the two Basel cantons? Annual conference of the Social Businesses Association of Basel, Basel, 14.05.2019

The importance of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for people with mental disabilities. Annual conference of the adult psychiatry Baselland, Liestal, 09.05.2019

On the future of institutions for the disabled in Switzerland. Board meeting IG pro VEBO, Oensingen, 18.02.2019

The Implementation of the CRPD in Federalist Countries. Implementation of the CRPD, DFA and Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Madrid, 10.12.2018

A concept for a law on the rights of the disabled in the canton of Basel-Landschaft. Kick-off meeting "Basel-Landschaft Disability Rights Act", Liestal, 07.12.2018

Private fundamental rights obligation in the gathering of evidence. Forum Criminal Defense. 16th Swiss Congress of Criminal Defence Lawyers. "Cuckoo's eggs in criminal proceedings", Zurich, 23.11.2018

What does the CRPD Committee do and what is its legal significance? Conference on Equality for the Disabled 2018, Basel, 04.09.2018

State security and political activity.
Executive meeting of the SP Women Basel-City, Basel, 28.06.2018

Multiple Discrimination. Lunch Reception for Permanent Representatives at the UN, New York, April 10, 2018

Discrimination des femmes et des filles handicapées. Lunch Reception for Permanent Representatives at the UN, New York, 15.02.2018

Observation in social security law. National Council Commission for Social Security and Health, Bern, 25.01.2018

Surveillance - Barriers from a state and fundamental rights perspective, RECHT Aktuell "Surveillance but correct. Requirements for lawful monitoring by social insurers, social assistance, private insurers and employers", Basel, 01.12.2017

Specific Issues Concerning Human Rights of Girls and Women with Disabilities. Meeting of State Delegates at the Swiss Mission in New York, 12.10.2017

Challenges for the cantons in implementing the UN Disability Rights Convention. Swiss Conference of Social Directors, Bern, 19.09.2017

Disability policy as a comprehensive task of the Confederation, cantons and municipalities. Conference on Equality for the Disabled 2017, Basel, 27.06.2017

Popular initiatives and international law. Senior Citizens' University, Basel, 15 and 16 May 2017

Including urban development. Panel Discussion, UN Dep. of Eoconomic and Social Affairs, New York, 14.06.2017

Multiple and Intersecting Discrimination.
Meeting of State Delegates to the UN, New York, 08.06.2017

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the status of implementation in Switzerland. Commission for Social Policy of the SP Switzerland, Bern, 31.05.2017

Human rights protection in a democratic society: Who protects human rights and children's rights? International Human Rights Forum Lucerne (IHRF), Lucerne, 10.05.2017

The rights of people with disabilities in Switzerland. Series of events of the Human Rights Competence Center of the University of Zurich "Disability and Barriers: Disabilities in social life and how to overcome them", Zurich, 25.04.2017

Human rights and democracy. Amnesty Switzerland Students' Conference 2017, Basel, 04.03.2017

Critical appraisal of the reporting (Switzerland on the UN BRC). Who has to do what? Conference on Equality for the Disabled 2016, Basel, 28.06.2016

Appreciation of the results of the evaluation of the law on equality for people with disabilities. Conference on Disability Equality Law 2015, Basel, 30.10.2015

Big Data and the public sector, "Big Data" and data protection law. 8th Swiss Data Protection Law Day, Fribourg, 29.05.2015

Digital World: Limits of Consent, 19th Symposium on Privacy and Security: Data Protection in the Data Flood, Zurich, 26.08.2014

Fundamental rights protection of access and information rights, SGB-Juristen-Tagung - Zutritts- und Informationsrechte von Gewerkschaften, Bern, 27.06.2014

Disability equality law in public transport, conference on disability equality law 2014, Basel, 26.06.2014

What is private, what is public? The protection of privacy in the Internet age, The Transparent Man. What is private, what is public?, Zurich, 29.10.2013

The prohibitions of discrimination and their limits
, 2nd National Conference on Discrimination Protection Law, Winterthur, 12.09.2013

The benefits of the provisions of the cantonal constitutions in relation to cantonal laws and an overview of the cantonal sovereignties, Conference of the cantonal conferences for the disabled
, Olten, 13.05.2013

Will Switzerland become a judiciary state?, Senior Citizens University, University of Basel, 20.11.2012

An Indian Lesson for Europe's Religious Challenges.
International Law Association Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, Taipei, 01.06.2011

BWIS I: Competencies and Fundamental Rights, Spring Plenary Session of the Swiss Data Protection Commissioner, Delémont, 09.06.2006

International Dimension of Fundamental Rights, Conference on "Fundamental Rights" in Ebenrain Castle, Sissach, 30.03.2006