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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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OPBP December Round-Up

admin 15th December 2016

This Round-Up on the activities of Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP) for the past month marks some exciting news items and the introduction of fresh faces. OPBP is the Oxford Law Faculty’s award-winning pro bono research organisation, which engages graduate students with an interest in public interest law in the preparation of high-quality domestic, international and comparative […]

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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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Conference in Honour of Justice Moseneke of the South African Constitutional Court

admin 9th December 2016

On December 7th leading academics, practitioners and members of the judiciary joined together in Cape Town, South Africa to reflect on Justice Moseneke’s contributions to South African jurisprudence. Dikgang Moseneke was born in Pretoria in December 1947. He attended primary and secondary school there. But at the age of 15, when in standard eight, Moseneke […]

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New Human Rights Publications from Hart Publishing

admin 8th December 2016

  20% discount for readers of the Oxford Human Rights Hub Please order through the Hart Publishing website www.hartpub.co.uk To receive your discount, type HRBLOG in the discount code field at the checkout     The Right to Privacy in Employment A Comparative Analysis Marta Otto At the beginning of the twenty-first century the term […]

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OxHRH Associate Dr Cathryn Costello Award a ERC Starting Grant

admin 7th December 2016

We are pleased to announce that Dr Cathryn Costello (Andrew W Mellon Associate Professor of International Human Rights and Refugee Law) has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant for the project Refugees are Migrants: Refugee Mobility, Recognition and Rights (REF-MIG). The project will start in March 2017. This project has two principal aims, the first […]

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New Publications from OxHRH Team and Associates

admin 5th December 2016

The OxHRH Publication Page is a dynamic teaching and research resource that showcases the latest human rights publications from our global network. The Publications Page is constantly updated with the newest innovative and thought-provoking journal articles and books. The latest editions are: Meghan Campbell, ‘Women’s Rights and The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women: […]

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New Publication: Socio-Economic Rights and Constitutional Law

admin 2nd December 2016

Socio-Economic Rights and Constitutional Law (eds) Sandra Fredman, Director of the OxHRH and Meghan Campbell, Deputy-Director of the OxHRH Socio-economic rights raise many complex challenges to the traditional understanding of the nature of human rights, the role of courts in democratic society and the nature of remedies. This collection draws together the sophisticated and constructive […]

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