COVID-19 and its Impact on Human Rights: a discussion with Oxfam.  Tuesday 21 July 2020, 1900-2030.  Free webinar.

Join LAP for a discussion with Oxfam around COVID-19 and its Impact on Human Rights. The Covid-19 pandemic has already cost hundreds of thousands of lives and could also force millions into poverty.  The impacts of the virus – and the response to it – are disproportionately affecting disadvantaged people… Read more

LAP Land Rights Free Webinar: Lawyers, Land Transactions and Human Rights. Tuesday 16 June 2020, 1900-2015

Join LAP for a discussion on the impacts of agricultural investments on human rights and the responsibility of lawyers advising on such transactions Lawyers advising on agricultural investments have duties to advise their clients not only about the transactions in question, but also on the responsibility of business to prevent,… Read more

Report on Grant to Support Nairobi Strategic Litigation Conference – October 2019

Members will remember voting to support the inaugural conference in Nairobi on ‘Strategic Legal Mechanisms for Delivering Social and Economic Justice in Africa’ last October. The conference ran for 3 days at the University of Nairobi as a collaboration between Oxfam International and the University of Nairobi and was a… Read more

Report on Indigenous Leaders Listening Session: The Flourishing Diversity Series

As part of the Flourishing Diversity Series, Lawyers Against Poverty hosted a Listening Session regarding indigenous land rights at Simmons & Simmons on 11 September 2019. The Flourishing Diversity Series The Flourishing Diversity Series provided a unique opportunity to listen, learn, and communicate with indigenous leaders from across the world…. Read more

Refugee Confidence Sessions

Lawyers Against Poverty is currently in the midst of its second series of refugee confidence sessions in collaboration with Refugee Resource in Oxford. These sessions are intended to offer the refugee community information on their rights in the UK. We want to empower and support refugees in their efforts to… Read more