Admission Price: Free to attend, please book a place
- Elvana Thaci (Council of Europe, Office of the Secretary General's Special Representative on Migration and Refugees)
- Catriona Jarvis & Syd Bolton (Leaders of the NGO ‘Last Rights’)
- Liza Schuster (Sociology, City, UoL)
- Moderator: Glenda Cooper (Journalism, City, UoL)
NB: This Policy Roundtable discussion is followed by a Keynote Lecture “The Future of Human Rights”, speaker Alison Brysk. For more information and to register for the keynote lecture click here
Is there a future for human rights in the era of Trump and Brexit? The post-crisis policies of austerity, coupled with the electoral rise of populist leaders, and the EU’s management of the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean have posed novel challenges for the most vulnerable groups. Moreover, the application of new technologies presents both challenges and opportunities for human rights advocates.