COVID CONVERSATIONS: Human Rights in a Pandemic

August 6, 2020 • 10 am

– The Right to Childcare: 6 August, 10am – Domestic Abuse: When Home is Not a Safe Space: 13 August, 10am – Black Lives Matter: Protest and Pandemic: 20 August, 10am

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Understanding and Engaging the EU

August 16, 2017 • 11:00-14:30 — Human Rights Consortium, Albert Street, Belfast

The Human Rights Consortium is delighted to invite you to our EU training seminar which will be given by Thomas Kramer and Claire McCann. The seminar will cover all the basic structures and functions of the EU as well as giving insights into the human rights benefits at risk from the Brexit process and how […]

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Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival Surgery

August 31, 2016 • 11.00am - 12.30pm — The Black Box, Hill Street, Belfast

The Human Rights Consortium is hosting a ‘Festival Surgery’ as part of our planning for the 2016 Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival. The Surgery will take place from 11-12:30 on Wednesday, 31 August in the Green Room of the Black Box. You don’t need to have an event idea in mind in order to attend. You can simply come, listen, have a […]

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July 27, 2016 • 12.00 - 14.00 — 6A Albert St, Belfast BT12 4HQ

The next Consortium Members meeting will take place on the 27 July in the HRC Offices. In addition to the regular round of updates and exchanges the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission will also join the meeting for a discussion about the forthcoming Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process under which the UK Government will be […]

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Seminar: The Place of Northern Ireland within UK Human Rights Reform

May 24, 2016 • 10.30am - 12.30pm

In conjunction with the Transitional Justice Institute at Ulster University the Human Rights Consortium will be hosting a seminar entitled, ‘The Place of Northern Ireland within UK Human Rights Reform’ from 10:30am – 12 noon at the Belfast campus, Ulster University, Boardroom, BA-03-019 3. Speakers include: Dr Aoife O’Donoghue, Durham Law School; Colin Murray, Newcastle University […]

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Human Rights and the ‘Brexit’ Debate

May 24, 2016 • 2.00pm - 4.00pm — 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast BT15 2GB

The Human Rights Consortium, in partnership with NICVA, is hosting an event to examine the missing human rights context in the EU referendum debate. Human rights have been largely ignored in the referendum debate and where rights have been mentioned, the discussion has been confused.   The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights places the protection […]

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Consortium AGM

May 18, 2016 • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Members of the Human Rights Consortium are invited to attend the 2016 Annual General meeting on 18 May at 12 noon in the Human Rights Consortium Office. A timetable, Board nomination forms, information on resolutions and other guidance on the AGM will be sent to members by the end of March. The AGM is only open to […]

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Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Information Session and Review

May 11, 2016 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm — Board Room, 2nd Floor, Community House, 6A Albert Street, Belfast

Information Session 12:00-1:30pm The United Kingdom is due to be examined for its compliance with human rights law in January 2017 under the UN mechanism known as the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). Organisations who wish to submit information in advance of this review are asked to do so during June 2016. We’d like to invite […]

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RightClub Presents: EUvision – Making Your mind up

May 11, 2016 • 8.00pm

RightClub is the new Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival Spinoff that wants to keep that festival vibe going right throughout the year. It’s first offering is a Eurovision Song contest themed event that looks at the rights issues at stake in the EU Referendum. There will be music, dancing, glamour, sparkle, some serious rights stuff […]

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Developing Human Rights Action Plans

April 21, 2016 • 10:00am - 4:00pm

Human Rights Action Plans (HRAPs) are an internationally recognised mechanism for developing and implementing comprehensive blueprints for practical action to promote and protect human rights. Nearly 20 European countries have embraced this model, but to date, the only part of the UK to adopt a Human Rights Action Plan is Scotland. Drawing on Scottish and […]

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