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Enhancing the visibility of disability and indigenous disability rights movements

http://www.un.org/disabilities/default.asp?id=1605

http://www.pacificdisability.org/Home.aspx

http://www.culturalsurvival.org/publications/cultural-survival-quarterly/nothing-about-us-without-us-setareki-macanawai-indigenous

http://undesadspd.org/indigenouspeoples/unpfiisessions/fourteenth.aspx

September 2015 Launch of the International Coalition on Rohingya Rights – Bangkok

Adam Hyde-Knight is excited to to see the launch of the ‘International Coalition on Rohingya Rights’ in association with Mahidol University’s Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies and the Equal Rights Trust. After visiting the region at the peak of the crisis, Adam looks forward to contributing where possible. Commentary on the Coalition’s inauguration is available at:

http://www.equalrightstrust.org/news/equal-rights-trust-and-partners-launch-rohingya-rights-coalition

Third phase of the World Program for Human Rights Education – tracking policy responses and student / teacher experiences:

Adam Hyde-Knight is interested in tracking policy responses to the Plan of Action for the third phase of the World Program for Human Rights Education (See UN document A/HRC/27/28 attached below) over 2015. How is the third phase affecting your education environment, what changes are you experiencing as a user, or implementing as a provider?

  •  AHRC2728 > Plan of Action for the third phase of the World Program for Human Rights Education 2015-2019

UN Global Goals

Adam Hyde-Knight’s has been tracking 2015 replacement of the Millennium Development Goals with the new Sustainable Development Goals as part of his human rights research — September ratification is therefore of pronounced interest. See the below links for more information.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRfuAYy7MesZmgOi1Ezy0ng

http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/sep/25/global-goals-summit-dignitaries-convene-for-a-day-to-define-the-world

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=51946#.VgUoRGpdHIU