Human Rights EventsEP Intergroup on Child Rights photo of Dec17 event

Thematic events take place in response to relevant EU policy discussions on human rights. Recent events include:


  • Human Rights and the EU's response to forced migration

    This event brought EU officials, Member States and civil society together to develop a broader range of policy choices, beyond the military approach.

  • Care for child migrants - Ending child immigration detention together

    Co-organised with two UN agencies and a CSO platform this event brought together Member States, with different parts of the EU system and civil society organisations. The event sought to build a new consenses, and identify agendas for change where there is common ground.

  • #SanctuaryEverywhere conference

    Co-organised with Quaker Peace and Social Witness - an agency of Quakers in Britian this conference brought over 100 people from across Europe to Brussels - to consider how we can build a continent where everyone is safe. Sanctuary is a familiar concept for people of faith. Sanctuary Everywhere unites our peace and human rights programmes, a20171201_211510 ALs we seek to build a world that cares for forced migrants, whilst addressing the roots causes of conflict, oppression, poverty and climate chaos - so that people shouldn't have to flee. Sanctuary Everywhere is more than migrant rights, but also about racial justice more broadly, equality for LGBTI+ people, safety for women, religious minorities and more.

  • Crimean Tatars

    This event bridged faith-based organizations working on peace and security in Brussels and enabled organizations to discuss the human rights and security situation of Crimean Tatars in Crimea.


 Future Events

  • Human Rights and European responses to Smuggling20171201_161641 AL

    This event will bring policy makers and civil society together to strategise ways forward.

  • Film Projection and Debate on human trafficking - Save  the date 23 May