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Oxford Guidance on the Law Relating to Humanitarian Relief Operation in Situations of Armed Conflict

admin 20th December 2016

In armed conflicts across the world, millions of civilians need emergency assistance to survive, but all too often fighting parties prevent this relief from reaching them. The Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) commissioned both the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC) and the Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for […]

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Modern Slavery Essay Competition Now Open!

admin 19th December 2016

‘Theresa May calls modern slavery “the great human rights issue of our time”. Do you agree with her?’ Every year René Cassin runs an essay competition to get people thinking about important human rights issues. This year we ask you whether you agree with our Prime Minister Thereas May! We are happy to announce that […]

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European Human Rights Advocacy Centre Seminar: Human Rights In Europe-An Insider’s View

admin 14th December 2016

Andrew Drzemczewski, Inaugural Professorial Lecture, Visiting Professor at Middlesex University. ‘Human Rights in Europe: an Insider’s Views.’ Compliance with, and the need to consolidate respect for, core human rights standards in Europe has been entrusted primarily to the Council of Europe. Andrew Drzemczewski, who has spent over 30 year in Strasbourg, will provide an insider’s […]

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Irish Penal Reform Trust: Invitation to Tender-Abolishing Solitary Confinement in Ireland

admin 13th December 2016

About IPRT and our Work The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) is Ireland’s leading non-governmental organisation campaigning for the rights of people in the penal system and the progressive reform of Irish penal policy. Established in 1994, IPRT has a well-established role as an independent voice in public debate on the Irish penal system. IPRT is committed […]

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OxHRH Associate Dr Cathryn Costello Wins Best Publication Prize

admin 12th December 2016

The Odysseus Academic Network, a network of legal experts in immigration and asylum in Europe, is delighted to announce the winners of two annual prizes recognising outstanding and original academic research in the area of European Immigration or Asylum Law. In each prize category, €1000 is awarded to the individual winner or shared between the joint winners. The prizes […]

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