Human Rights News

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

December 10th, 2020|Tags: |

The GDA is excited to see the extension of CRC locally The States of Guernsey media release: UN Convention on the Rights of the Child formally extended to Guernsey and Alderney Wednesday 09 December 2020 The United Nations [...]

Human Rights Day 2020

December 10th, 2020|Tags: |

What is Human Rights Day? Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR is a milestone document [...]

Community Awards 2020

November 17th, 2020|Tags: , |

This years Guernsey Community Foundation (GCF) Community awards were held on Tuesday 17th November 2020 at St James. We were excited to have a number of short listed nominations, as well as many of our member charities and partners. [...]

Black Lives Matter

June 20th, 2020|Tags: |

The Black Lives Matter event was an important day for #Guernsey. In Guernsey there has been a lack of understanding around Human Rights, UN Conventions and the protection from all forms of Discrimination. Locally we have been waiting for [...]

Rob’s FAQs on Discrimination Legislation

March 11th, 2020|Tags: |

Have you got a question on the proposals for a new Discrimination Ordinance? you can view them here Maybe its a general Question about What are Human Rights? Why do we need discrimination legislation?  Why don't we follow [...]

Human Rights Day 10 December

December 9th, 2019|

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR): a milestone document proclaiming the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as [...]

Myth Busting videos

October 2nd, 2019|

Drs Buckley and Quinlivan, University of Gallway, share their research and considerable experience re a number of Myths around the Discrimination Legislation proposals Thank you to volunteer Michael for the assistance to transcript the videos for us. You can read [...]

Mike Read – Health sector rep

September 24th, 2019|

We welcome Mike Read as a co-optee to the GDA executive committee as the Health sector representative. Mike strengthens the Social Policy team, which includes Catherine Hall as Education representative, Arrun Wilkie, Rob Harnish and Rob Platts. Married, father of [...]

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