The Human Rights Office organises conferences concerning human rights issues on a regular basis. Conferences are open to all who are interested (whether or not professionally) in the subjects dealt with.
A major Conference took place in 2015:
MAGNA CARTA 800 YEARS
Main Conference: Monday 15th June and Tuesday 16th June 2015 (Speakers included a human rights lawyer, historian, solicitor, humanist, and philosopher)
Workshops: 17th and 18th June 2015 (Subjects included politics, discrimination, migration, freedom of expression, education and workers’ rights)
Venue: The Ward Room, University of Greenwich, Medway Campus, Chatham Maritime, Kent
For more details see www.magnacarta800medway.org .
Conference held in 2014:
FREEDOM OF RELIGION
Saturday 21st June 2014 from 10 am to 3 pm
Venue: Chatham Unitarian Church, New Road Avenue, corner of Hamond Hill, Chatham, Kent
Previous Conferences held include:
- Freedom of Thought (legal, philosophical and practical aspects), 10 June 2002
- Right to Work, 20 June 2003
- Right to Life, 4 June 2004
- Integration: a Right or a Duty?, 20-21 May 2005
- Human Rights for Aliens’ Children, 10 June 2006
- Basic Needs, 2 May 2007
- Magna Carta as a Human Rights Document: Its Relevance Today, 17 May 2008 and 7 November 2008
- The Right to Health for Aliens, 6 June 2009
Conference reports have been published in the series RBM under ISSN 1570-3002.