Postponed: Human Rights, Brexit & Devolution, 25th March in Edinburgh

A conference exploring opportunities to protect and progress human rights in the context of Brexit across the four UK regions.

As the UK establishes new post-Brexit agreements and law, how can we best protect and continue to progress human rights across the 4 UK regions? Join us for this conference packed with in-depth insights focusing on the different opportunities and challenges around human rights for the UK as a whole and within each part of the UK post-Brexit, with space for in-depth discussion and networking with other organisations from the 4 regions

Programme

9:30 – Registration

10.00- 10.15: Introductions and welcome

  • Adam Wagner, Human Rights Barrister, Doughty St Chamber.

10.45-11.30 Panel 1 – Key Post Brexit Challenges and Opportunities for Human Rights in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales

  • Judith Robertson, Chair of the Scottish Human Rights Commission
  • Dr Simon Hoffman, Swansea University
  • Kevin Hanratty – Director of the Human Rights Consortium

11.30-11.45: Break

11.45-12.45: Brexit, trade and rights

12.45- 13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30: Break out sessions

  • Communicating Human Rights in the Context of Brexit: Lessons learned
  • Implementing Brexit in domestic law: implications for rights
  • Where next for Citizens rights?

14.45-16.00 Expert Sofa Discussion – a Human Rights Race to the Top? Perspectives from Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and England.

Book your free place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/human-rights-brexit-and-devolution-tickets-94813944059