Event: A Human Rights Approach to Tackling Poverty and Social Inequality
28 Apr 2014
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Designate invite you to a conference to highlight the importance of human rights in combating poverty and social inequality.
A Human Rights Approach to Tackling Poverty and Social Inequality: An All Island Perspective
9.30am - 4pm, 16 May 2014
Canal Court Hotel, Newry, Northern Ireland
Guest Speakers include
Lauri Sivonen, Advisor, Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Professor Aoife Nolan, School of Law, Nottingham University
Nicola Browne, Participation and Practice of Rights Project, Belfast
Diana Skelton, Deputy Director General of ATD 4th World
Protecting Human Rights in Times of Crisis – What does that require?
Nature and Experience of Poverty and Social Inequality on the island of Ireland
Impact of Austerity on Vulnerable Groups
Focus on Food Poverty, Inadequate Housing, Debt and role of the Business sector
Applying human rights standards and approaches to tackle poverty and social inequality
Please RSVP by 5 May to firstname.lastname@example.org or 02890 243987.