International Human Rights Day:
Human rights are of central importance for psychological practice.
Tuesday 10th December 2019, marks Human Rights Day – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations EFPA celebrates the actions of all those throughout the world, psychologists among them, who act to protect human rights. We also remember the many people, young and old, who are deprived of fundamental rights and are suffering from human rights violations. Below are some examples of where psychology is playing a role in promoting and protecting human rights.
Read the full statement on the EFPA website
Upcoming Special Issues 2020
Some topics to be expected in the special issues that European Psychologist has scheduled for 2020:
“Psychology and Aging: European Perspectives”
Guest editors: Frieder Lang, Germany / Matthias Kliegel, CH / Isabelle Albert, L.
“Towards a Better Understanding and Evidence-Based Intervention Strategies for Early Responses to Trauma”
Guest editor: Birgit Kleim, CH.
“Understanding, predicting and preventing violence”
Guest editor: Carlo Garofalo, NL / Rannveig Sigurvinsdóttir, Iceland.
“Psychology of extremist political identification”
Guest editor: Catarina Kinnvall, Sweden.
Venue of ECP 2021:
Cankarjev Dom, Cultural and Congress Centre
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