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Webinar: Key Insights into Human Rights and Economic Policy Reform

CESR and the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre are delighted to co-host an online discussion on ‘Key Insights into Human Rights and Economic Policy Reform’ on Monday, October 26th from 16:00-17:15 (GMT+1) / 11:00-12:15 (EDT).

The event will feature a range of experts working on human rights, economic policy and human rights impact assessment from a range of disciplinary perspectives, including economics, law, and development studies. They will address important developments and debates in relation to a topic that the COVID-19 pandemic crisis has made more pressing than ever.

Speakers will include:

  • Olivier de Schutter (UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights)
  • Gillian MacNaughton (University of Massachusetts Boston)
  • Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky (Independent Expert on Debt and Human Rights 2014-2020)
  • Abby Kendrick (University of Warwick)
  • Simon Hoffman (University of Swansea)
  • Allison Corkery (Center for Economic and Social Rights)
  • Matthias Goldmann (University of Frankfurt)
  • Aoife Nolan (University of Nottingham and member of the European Committee of Social Rights)

The event marks the launch of a Special Issue of the International Journal of Human Rights on human rights and economic policy reform, edited by Juan Pablo Bohoslavky and Aoife Nolan. A driving force behind this Special Issue was the Guiding Principles on human rights impacts assessments of economic policy reforms voted on by the UN Human Rights Council in 2019.

Please register for the event here: or contact for any queries about the event.