Building Enabling Environments for Human Rights Defenders at Risk

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Trafalgar Square

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SW1Y 5BJ

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Join us on 17 June for a conference celebrating the human rights defenders who battle for the rights and dignity of their communities.

At 'Building Enabling Environments for Human Rights Defenders' you will hear leading human rights scholars, activists and campaigners discuss protection needs and explore good practice and obstacles to enabling environments.

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There will be four panels covering the following issues:
1: Rule of Law: Uses and Abuses of the Law in relation to Human Rights Defenders
2: Access to Justice: Human Rights Defenders’ Fight for Justice
3: Business and Human Rights: Challenges and Developments
4: Strategies for Confronting Repressive Environments for Land and Environmental Rights Defenders

Keynote speakers include the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders, Michel Forst, human rights defenders from Latin America, Nepal and Kenya, UK government officials, NGOs including Amnesty International UK and Global Witness, legal experts and donors.

Tickets are £30 or £15 concessions (students/unwaged/retired) and must be purchased in advance. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Registration from 8.30am

IMPORTANT: You will need photo ID to enter the Canada House. Please use Trafalgar Square entrance.

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United Kingdom

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