In January 2012, the Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) published a briefing on ‘Equality and a UK Bill of Rights’ to inform members of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Equalities
Speaking at an EDF event, Thomas Hammarberg, the European Commissioner for Human Rights, warned that watering down British laws ‘would send a dangerous signal to undemocratic states’.
In Winter 2011, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published the Human Rights Measurement Framework.
In December 2011, the Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) published the report of a seminar held in July 2011 as part of the EDF’s Human Rights Learning Exchange.
On 19 December 2011, the Joint Committee on Human Rights published its legislative scrutiny Report on the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill.
On 13 December 2011, the Chair of the EHRC, gave evidence on human rights in the UK to Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights.
In 2011, the Council of Europe published ‘Human rights in Europe: no grounds for complacency. Viewpoints by Thomas Hammarberg, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights’.
Podcasts are available of the Law Society symposium entitled ‘Realising Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the UK’ that was held on 21 and 22 October 2011.
In 2011, BEMIS published a report on ‘Human Rights Education: Theory and practices’.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) published its legislative scrutiny Report on the Welfare Reform Bill on 12 December 2011 .