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New Publications from OxHRH Associates

admin 9th November 2019

The OxHRH Publications Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The latest editions are: Mohammad Amir Anwar and Mark Graham, ‘Does Economic Upgrading Lead to Social Upgrading in Contact Centers? Evidence from South Africa’ (2019) 38 African Geographical Review 209 Paul Craig, ‘The EU, Democracy and Institutional Structure: Past, […]

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International Human Rights Law Master’s Admissions and Scholarships – The University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education

admin 6th November 2019

The University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education is pleased to announce that admissions for the Master’s in International Human Rights Law are open for the course starting September 2020. The degree is conducted on a part-time basis over two academic years. Students work online in their home country from September to June each year […]

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Trust Conference London 2019

admin 3rd November 2019

Save the date! On November 13th and 14th , the Thomson Reuters Foundation will be hosting its flagship annual event, Trust Conference. Held in the heart of London, the conference brings together some 600 delegates from diverse sectors representing more than 60 countries. Day one will address creating a fairer economic system for those left behind, and […]

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Call for Papers: Workshop on “Federalism and Socio-economic Inequalities”

admin 3rd November 2019

Call for Papers Federalism is considered one of the most promising constitutional mechanisms to help deal with the challenges posed by the process of globalization and increasing inequality, in addition to being an extraordinary tool for dealing with various forms of diversity (ethnic, religious, linguistic, etc.) To this end, the purpose of this workshop is to […]

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External

World Bank ombudsman raises ‘substantial concerns’ about investment in Bridge International Academies

admin 30th October 2019

NAIROBI, 25TH OCTOBER 2019. The World Bank’s independent recourse and accountability mechanism, Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO), published a report  raising “substantial concerns” regarding Bridge International Academies (BIA) and announcing their intention to conduct a compliance investigation into the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) investment in the company. This decision comes after a comprehensive appraisal of a complaint filed in April 2018 by ten […]

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First Textbook on International and European Disability Law and Policy

admin 28th October 2019

Dr. Andrea Broderick, of Maastricht University, The Netherlands, and Dr. Delia Ferri, of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, have co-authored the first textbook on International and European Disability Law and Policy: Text, Cases and Materials, which was published by Cambridge University Press in October 2019. The textbook is the product of a close collaboration […]

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Forthcoming talk: ‘Migration: The Movement of Humankind from Prehistory to the Present’

admin 28th October 2019

Migration: The Movement of Humankind from Prehistory to the Present Professor Robin Cohen, Professor Emeritus of Development Studies, University of Oxford Tuesday 12 November, 5pm – 6pm at the Oxford Martin School, followed by book signing and drinks reception Migration is present at the dawn of human history – the phenomena of hunting and gathering, […]

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MOOC on Children Deprived of Liberty: Learning from the UN Global Study

admin 23rd October 2019

MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) course dates: 18 November 2019 – 19 January 2020 Children deprived of liberty are an often invisible and forgotten group who suffer from clear violations of human rights. Frequently placed in inhuman conditions and in adult facilities, they are at heightened risk of violence, rape and sexual assault, as well […]

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