EPSS Lecture: ‘Human Right in Inhuman Times’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening lecture on:

‘Human Right in Inhuman Times

Speaker: Mr. Luc Dockendorf  (Desk officer for Human Rights, International Organisations and Cyber Policy Issue, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg)

  • Date: 23 November (Thu)
  • Time: 18:00 – 19:30 (Light reception to follow)
  • Place: Lisbon Room, Vesalius College (Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels)



Luc Dockendorf is a career diplomat from Luxembourg (since 2006) and the current desk officer for Human Rights, International Organisations and Cyber Policy Issues at the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. During his country’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2015, he chaired the Friends of the Presidency on Cyber Issues group at attachés’ level. He represents Luxembourg in the EU’s working parties on human rights (COHOM) and on the United Nations (CONUN). Since March 2015, he is Luxembourg’s focal point for the responsibility to protect (R2P). From 2011-2015, he was at Luxembourg’s Mission to the UN in New York, covering the Peacebuilding Commission and the Security Council (the Grand-Duchy was a non-permanent member in 2013-2014). From 2009-2011, he was the national delegate to the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee.

His main research interests are the political economy of conflict-affected, post-conflict and fragile states, as well as multilateral diplomacy and its role in the defense of universal human rights (both off- and online) and in the fight against corruption, criminality, and atrocity crimes. In a personal capacity, he is a member of the Global Initiative against Transnational Organised Crime’s expert network, as well as of the Auschwitz Institute’s 2Prevent network. 


Attendance is free but registration is required.
Please, register HERE.