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Justice, Rights & Equality

Justice, Rights & Equality

A British Academy programme of activities which seeks to develop new understanding of the tensions at the interface between global norms and local attempts to realise justice, rights and equality.

The ‘Common Good’ in Times of Transition

Tuesday 6 June 2017, 9am – 5pm

The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y 5AH

This international conference will discuss the role of human rights and equality in political transitions from violent conflict, with a view to informing efforts to foster inclusive political settlements and conflict resolution in fragile and conflict-affected states. Speakers and participants will include practitioners, policy makers and researchers from the UK and overseas.

Plenary and break-out sessions:

  • Navigating Inclusion in Transitions from Conflict
  • Local Struggles for Human Rights and Equality: Entry Points for Political Change
  • Unsticking the Stuck: Peace Implementation, Formalised Unsettlements and Ideas for Moving Them Forward
  • Tactics for Change and Changing Tactics: From Dirty Deal to Social Contract in Deeply Divided Societies
  • How to Support Social Change Through Peace Processes and Beyond

You can download the conference programme, including a list of speakers, here.

If you would like to attend this event, please RSVP to a.oppong@britac.ac.uk before Monday 22 May 2017. In your reply, please indicate which parallel session you would like to attend. If no preference is expressed, a session will be allocated to you.

This event is free of charge but spaces are limited and, therefore, registration is required.

To find out more about the role of human rights and equality in conflict transformation processes around the world, you can download here a series of case studies on Nepal, Sri Lanka, Burundi, Egypt and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

 

 

 

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