LIVE WEBCASTS OF UK’s Human Rights Record Assessment before the UN, 24 May 2012, Perth/Edinburgh/Glasgow

The human rights record of the United Kingdom will be put before the United Nations’ Human Rights Council under its process of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) this Thursday May 24 in Geneva.

Members of the Human Rights Consortium Scotland (HRCS) will be hosting live webcasts of the debate, which begins at 8am in Geneva, in three Scottish cities:


Date: Thursday, 24th May 2012

Times: 8.00am- 12.00pm


  • Perth:

Migrants’ Rights Scotland & Centre for Rural Childhood

Venue: Perth College UHI, Perth PH1 2NX

Contact: info[at], Tel: 07770 674788


  • Glasgow:

Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER)

Venue: CRER, 78 Carlton Place, Glasgow G5 9TH

Contact: jatin[at]   Tel: 0141 418 6530


  • Edinburgh:


Venue: Engender, 1A Haddington Place, Edinburgh EH7 4AE

Contact: Karen[at]   Tel: 0131 558 9596


Anyone wishing to attend the webcasts in Perth, Glasgow or Edinburgh should register with the individual venue hosts by 10am on Wednesday (May 23). 

More information on the events and the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Process is available here.

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