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Online Conference: Religious Actors & Humanitarian Norms Compliance in Armed Conflict
The Generating Respect Project, hosted at the University's Centre for Applied Human Rights and York Law School, is delighted to invite you to the conference held online between 8-10 December 2021.
Impact of the CAA and NRC on the Miya Muslim minority in Assam
Human rights defender and researcher Abdul Kalam Azad will discuss the impact of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) on the Miya Muslim minority in Assam, northeast India.
The interoceanic canal in Nicaragua & communities' struggles for rights
Human rights & environmental lawyer Monica Lopez will share the experience of engaging social movements in the protection of their rights.
Virtual panel discussion on judicial politics in South Asia
This panel discussion examines judicial politics in five South Asian states: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Noma: an interdisciplinary exploration of the realities, burden and framing of a neglected disease
An online session that will present the first findings of a Geneva Health Forum workshop initiated in the framework of the Noma Project.
Brazil Forum UK 2021
Brazil Forum UK is an annual event that aims to create a bridge between Brazil and the United Kingdom from 7 June until 12 June 2021.
Attacks on civil society in Egypt - WHRD perspectives
Internationally renowned human rights defender and lawyer Azza Soliman will discuss the current state of civil society in Egypt.
Kit Fan and Ellen Wiles in conversation with Alice Nah
Writers at York is delighted to welcome acclaimed authors Kit Fan and Ellen Wiles in conversation with Alice Nah about their debut novels.
Restoring Dignity: Noma and human rights
Watch the documentary ‘Restoring Dignity’ free of charge and join a panel discussion led by noma survivors and academics including York's Ioana Cismas.
Human Rights leadership: Local, national and international
This lecture offers living examples from Scotland of combining human rights leadership at local, national and international levels.
Launching the Study on a Global Network of Human Rights Defenders Focal Points
Join us for the launch of the report and discussion of practical opportunities to establish National Focal Point delegations with the potential to effectively enhance the protection of human rights defenders.
Panel discussion: Women Human Rights Defenders in Asia
This event aims to highlight the activities of women human rights defenders (WHRDs) in the Asia region and the challenges they face.
Human rights defenders and civil society in Russia today
Amnesty International Moscow Office Director Natalia Zviagina discusses the affect of recent protests in Russia on human rights.
A Spotlight on Women in the Covid Pandemic
We'll be screening a selection of filmed interviews from a range of women about the impact of Covid on their lives.
Ugandan elections amid the Covid19 pandemic: fear & hope in the civic space
Ugandan youth leader and human rights defender Johncation Muhindo discusses the implications of Uganda's recent presidential elections.
LGBT+ human rights defenders in the time of a pandemic - challenges and new opportunities
To celebrate LGBT+ history month, CAHR has invited three of its former visiting human rights defender fellows to reflect on what defending LGBT+ rights looks like in the time of a global pandemic.
Noma, a disease that shouldn’t exist anymore
The event seeks to raise awareness about noma, a disease affecting children living in extreme poverty. Whilst easily treatable if diagnosed early on, in later stages noma destroys the facial tissue and leads to death in 90% of cases.