Human Rights Council

3rd Meeting - 16th Session of the Forum on Minority…

3rd Meeting - 16th Session of the Forum on Minority Issues

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02:46:08
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16th session of the UN Forum on Minority Issues - "Minorities and Cohesive Societies: Equality, Social Inclusion, and Socio-economic Participation"
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Description
10:00 am – 10:30 am - Item 3: Legal and Structural Approaches to More Inclusive Societies
  • Under this item, the Forum will explore legislation, policies and the provision of public goods and services that respect the rights of persons belonging to minority groups to equality without discrimination. It will address access to health care and educational and economic inequalities, including through proportionate investment in infrastructure or development, examine how legislation can increase opportunities that honour and represent minority identities and discuss the importance of ensuring equal access without discrimination to technology and fostering digital literacy within minority communities.
  • Dr. Corinne Lennox - Senior Lecturer in Human Rights, School of Advanced Study, University of London
  • Mr. Farooq Aftab - Legal Adviser, Human Rights Committee
  • Mr. Slava (Veaceslav) Balan - PhD Candidate and Part-time Professor at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law
10:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Interactive dialogue
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