Human Rights Law Centre

Human Rights Law Centre


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The Human Rights Law Centre is committed to the promotion and protection of human rights and the establishment and strengthening of the rule of law worldwide.

It carries out its work by means of research, training, publications and capacity building. It collaborates with governments, intergovernmental organisations, academics, students and civil society, and has implemented programmes worldwide.


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Landmark Abidjan Principles on the right to education published today

Professor Aoife Nolan, Head of HRLC's Economic and Social Rights' Unit and member of the Council of Europe's European Committee of Social Rights, provided advice on the content and process of development of the Abidjan Principles and was a member of the Drafting Committee, made up of nine internationally recognized experts on human rights law.
21 March 2019

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  • The Road to Accountability
    25 March 2019 (11:00-13:00)
    Carl Buckley, from Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers, will be visiting Nottingham on Monday 25 March. He will deliver a master class on The Road to Accountability and share some insights into careers in international criminal law.

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Human Rights Law Centre

School of Law
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

+44 (0)115 846 8506