HRIC participates in roundtable event 'Towards a 21st century treaty body system'
Press release issued: 5 March 2018
From 28 February until 2 March 2018 Professor Sir Malcolm Evans (Professor of Public International Law and Deputy Director at the Human Rights Implementation Centre, University of Bristol) and Professor Rachel Murray (Director of the Human Rights Implementation Centre) participated in a roundtable event 'Towards a 21st Century Treaty Body System' at Wilton Park, West Sussex .
The event, which was organised by Professor Sir Malcolm Evans, in collaboration with the Danish Institute Against Torture (Dignity) explored opportunities presented by the 2020 General Assembly Review of the UN Human Rights Treaty Body System.
In particular, the meeting considered what makes for a modern and effective Treaty Body System, with the protection of human rights at the forefront.
Further information, including the event programme, can be found here