Mayor of London consultation: The Mayor’s Vision for a Diverse and Inclusive City

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Mayor Sadiq Kahn has published his Diversity and Inclusion Vision (pdf) for London; setting out a future that is diverse, inclusive and integrated for residents, workers and tourists.

The Mayor wants to hear from individuals and organisations that can help him and the GLA group make London a more inclusive city. Responses must be received by 11 September 2017.

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QPol: Northern Ireland and Rigorous Impartiality – Untangling a Constitutional Mess

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Rigorous impartiality is vital to peace in Northern Ireland. And a Conservative-DUP deal risks “the careful work of decades of peace-building.”

In a June 2017 article for QPol, Professor Colin Harvey of Queens University Belfast looks at the potential impact of a DUP-Conservative deal on the Northern Ireland peace process.

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Oxford Human Rights Hub: What Price Human Rights and Equality in Northern Ireland?

Human rights are central to the Good Friday Agreement. And Northern Ireland has learned through hard experience “that complacency on rights and equality is not an option.”

In a June 2017 article for the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Professor Colin Harvey of Queens University Belfast explores the state of human rights and equality in Northern Ireland.

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UN Human Rights Council: Panel Discussion on Unaccompanied Migrant Children and Adolescents and Human Rights

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At least 300,000 unaccompanied and separated children have been recorded in some 80 countries in 2015 and 2016, up from 66,000 in 2010 and 2011.

The UN Human Rights Council’s June 2017 panel discussion raised the issues facing unaccompanied minors – and the need to protect the rights of migrant children in line with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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Unicef report card 14: Building the Future – Children and the Sustainable Development Goals in Rich Countries

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One in three British children are in ‘multi-dimensional poverty,’ finds a June 2017 Unicef report.  Building the Future: Children and the Sustainable Development Goals in Rich Countries (pdf) says that the UK has some of the highest levels of hunger and deprivation among the world’s richest nations

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