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Just Fair events on economic and social rights – November and December 2016

Just Fair is hosting two events on economic social rights in November and December 2016.

Economic and social rights in international law: How can we bring them home?

29 November 2016, University of Brighton

The UN has spoken with an unusually strongly worded report. What should we do now? What can we do to bring economic and social rights home?

Economic and Social Rights: A Human Rights-Approach to Social Justice

1 December 2016, Canada Water Library, Room 3, 21 Surrey Quays Road, London SE16 7AR

  • International law on economic and social rights
  • International human rights mechanisms for economic and social rights
  • Nine contributions of a human rights-based approach
  • 2016 report of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on the UK
  • Case study: Does welfare reform meet the human rights threshold?
  • Brainstorming session: What does a human rights approach add to our work?

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