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Human Rights Take Over!

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Human Rights Take Over!

December 10, 2018 10:32


The Scottish Parliament marks the 70th anniversary of the United Nations adopting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a special one-day conference, chaired by Deputy Presiding Officer Christine Grahame MSP.

Invited guests in the Scottish Parliament Chamber will hear from:

• Convener of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee, Ruth Maguire MSP (10:35)

• Chair of the Scottish Human Rights Commission, Judith Robertson (10:40)

• Bianca Jagger, Founder, President and Chief Executive, Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation. (10:55)

• A Member of the Children’s Parliament and a Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament (Hannah MCP & Ryan McShane MSYP) (11:00)

• The First Minister, Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP (11:05)

Estimated speaking start times in brackets.

There will also be a panel discussion with leading Human Rights advocates and experts including ‘Glasgow Girl’ Amal Azzudin, Gypsy/Traveller advocate Davie Donaldson, CEO of Scottish Care, Dr Donald MacAskill and Dr Sally Witcher OBE, CEO of inclusion Scotland between 11:30 – 12:30, including questions from the audience and those participating online.