Tallinn University hosted the New Human Rights of the 21st Century conference on September 20-22 to explore the origins of such rights, the functions and the rhetoric of these rights and the role such “new” rights can play in the field of human rights law. The conference was part of the HURMUR: Human rights – mutually raising excellence project, funded by the European Commission.
CEU alumna Olena Tregub (POLS '05) has been appointed Secretary General of the Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee (NAKO), a joint initiative of Transparency International Defence and Security (the UK) and the Ukrainian chapter of Transparency International.
CEU now ranks in the 101-150 spot worldwide in political science and in the 151-200 spot in economics, according to Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017. This year, institutions are ranked in 52 subjects across natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences, and social sciences. To be included in a subject ranking, universities need to have a minimum number of research publications during the period of 2011-2015. The publication threshold is different for different subjects.