REDRESS is coordinating a joint civil society shadow report to the Committee against Torture. The report aims to provide an alternative view of the measures taken by the UK to implement its obligations under the Convention against Torture. They are seeking written evidence to inform the report, as well as holding consultation events throughout England …
The House of Commons Health Committee launched an inquiry in September 2016 into the impact of Brexit on Health and Social Care. A report was published in April 2017.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights has called for evidence on the human rights implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
ENAR (European Network Against Racism) have launched an August 2017 survey for people who have migrated to Europe within the last five years.
The survey is available in English, French, Arabic, Turkish, Chinese, Somali and Urdu.
Instead of protecting children who have fled to Europe for safety, Government is failing them, finds a July 2017 report by the Human Trafficking Foundation.
The European Commission has launched a May 2017 consultation on social inclusion and shared values for young people. And in particular, how education and non-formal learning can help create more socially cohesive societies.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, HM Treasury, and Department for International Trade have launched an April 2017 consultation on the legal framework for imposing sanctions, post-Brexit. Submissions should be made by 23 June 2017.
Disability Rights UK are consulting on on what the disability rights sector should be seeking from a post-Brexit UK. Submissions should be made by 5 May 2017.
The Women and Equalities Select Committee published a report on ensuring strong equalities legislation after Brexit in February 2017, after an earlier inquiry. Our Chief Executive, Ali Harris, said “We welcome the four positive recommendations made by the committee which seek to embed equality into the UK legislative and policy framework, specifically aided by civil society organisations.”
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Migration launched an inquiry in February 2017 into the experience and concerns of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and public sector organisations in the area of migration. The deadline for the submission of written evidence is 28 February 2017.