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The Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) consists of over 70 member institutions that carry out research and education in the field of human rights. The objective of AHRI is to promote research, education and discussion in the field of human rights.

Learn more about AHRI

AHRI Conference 2020

The future of human rights: Socio-economic rights, equality and development

The 2020 AHRI Conference will take place on 4 - 5 September 2020 in Pretoria, South Africa. Abstracts and panel discussion proposals are requested under the following tracks:

  • Track 1: Vulnerability and discrimination
  • Track 2: Future opportunities and challenges in the protection of socio-economic rights
  • Track 3: Ensuring implementation of human right

View the call for papers

View the conference website

AHRI Conference 2018

Renewing Rights in Times of Transition: 70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Global Justice Academy holds the Secretariat of the Association of Human Rights Institutes. We hosted the annual conference in Edinburgh on 6-8 September 2018.

View videos from our opening session, plenary panels, and close address from Anne Roosevelt

The Global Justice Academy has recorded some keynote lectures and audio interviews (and transcripts) with key figures in the global justice debate. These are free for all to view and to listen to and are collected in the following media libraries.

Podcast Library

The Global Justice Academy and Global Development Academy collaborate on a joint podcast series called 'The Global Conversation'.

Funded by a Knowledge Exchange Grant, 'The Global Conversation' is a series of interviews with academics, activists and practitioners whose work is directly concerned with issues of global justice and international development. 

The Political Settlements Research Programme hosts a series of podcasts relating to the programme's research interests and broader activities of the consortium partners.

Video Library

View the GJA video channel on Mediahopper