The 2015 Human Rights Tour’s 15 days of action will run from 2-16 October. You can bid now to bring the Tour to your community, by partnering with us to hold one of the following exciting events:

  • A Human Rights Tour Community Day
  • A Young People’s Tour event
  • Human Rights Beneath the Headlines
  • A talk on current political debates about the Human Rights Act
  • Other ideas – do you have other suggestions for bringing the Human Rights Tour to your community?

The application form to register your interest in being a partner on this years Human Rights Tour can be found here.

Human Rights Tour Community Learning Day

Dates available

How you can make it happen

What you will get from BIHR

 

6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 or 16 October. Full day events from 10am-4pm.

 

Please note: These events must to open to the local community (not limited to an organisation’s staff or stakeholders).

Bid for us to bring one of our unique Human Rights Tour events to your community by:

 

Providing an accessible venue that can hold between 50-100 cabaret style*

 

Demonstrating your links in the local community and how you will reach people from public and voluntary sector groups and members of the public to attend

 

Promoting the Human Rights Tour with local and regional media (this can include print, online, radio and television).

 

*the events run a “bring your own lunch” policy, however contributions from partners to tea and coffee are welcome

An exciting and interactive day of learning, debate and discussion on human rights in UK and relevance in everyday lives. BIHR will:

 

  • Develop and design the sessions
  • Provide at least two staff members to deliver the Tour sessions
  • Provide all the materials for the day for participants
  • Handle booking administration
  • Provide support with marketing and promotion
  • Will capture the impact of the Tour with participants and promote your organisation’s involvement in the Human Rights Tour

 

If you are planning to apply to funding bodies to support bringing the Tour to your town, BIHR can support your application.

 

Young People’s Human Rights Tour Day

For young people aged 12 – 18 years old. We particularly welcome bids from organisations working in partnership with young people to bring the Human Rights Tour to their area.

Dates available

How you can make it happen

What you will get from BIHR

 

Weekend Dates: 3, 4, 10 or 11 October. Usually 11am-3pm.

 

Also available:

  • half-term weekdays 11am-3pm
  • In-school sessions (2-3 hours)

Bid for us to bring one of our unique Young People Tour events to your community by:

  • Providing an accessible venue that is appropriate for up to 30 young people to work in small groups around tables and with space to move around
  • Demonstrating your links with young people in the local community to bring together a diverse group from local schools, colleges, services, youth groups etc.
  • Confirming that relevant staff in your organisation have satisfactory enhanced DBS Checks and can perform the necessary risk assessments for the event to comply with child protection requirements.
  • Provide suitable refreshments and lunch for the participants

A specially designed session for young people, with lots of activities and fun to empower participants to understand and debate human rights in UK and what they mean for young people. BIHR will:

  • Develop and design the sessions specifically for young people
  • Provide at least two staff members with experience of working with young people to deliver the Tour sessions (DBS checked)
  • Provide all the materials for the day for participants
  • Handle booking administration
  • Will capture the impact of the Tour with participants and promote your organisation’s involvement in the Human Rights Tour

If you are planning to apply to funding bodies to support bringing the Tour to your town, BIHR can support your application.

 

Human Rights Beneath the Headlines

Dates available

How to make it happen

What you will get from BIHR

 

Flexible during 3 – 14 October, but we particularly welcome invites for Monday 5 or 12 October.

 

Evening events, usually 6pm-8pm.

Bid for us to bring one of our unique Human Rights Beneath the Headlines evening events to your community by: 

  • Providing an accessible venue that can hold between 50-100 theatre style* 
  • Demonstrating your links in the local community and how you will reach people from public and voluntary sector groups and members of the public to attend 
  • Promoting the event with local and regional media (this can include print, online, radio and television). 
  • Providing refreshments for the audience

Please note: the purpose of these events is provide audience members with information about common misunderstanding and misreporting of human rights in the UK, particularly around the Human Rights Act and the European Convention on Human Rights.

A specially designed session on media reporting of human rights, providing people with the opportunity to ask burning questions about these examples, and delve beneath the headlines. BIHR will:

  • Develop and design the sessions, drawing on recent media reporting and we as recurring themes in (mis)reporting of human rights
  • Provide at least two expert staff members to deliver  sessions
  • Provide all the materials for the event, including examples of human rights law in action which rarely feature in reporting and information on challenging misreporting
  • Handle booking administration
  • Will capture the impact of the event with participants and promote your organisation’s involvement in the Human Rights Tour

 

Evening talk or other events 

Dates available

How to make it happen

What you will get from BIHR

 

Flexible during 3 – 14 October, but we particularly welcome invites for Monday 5 or 12 October and some evening events are possible.

 

Evening events, usually 6pm-8pm

Bid for us to deliver an evening talk or participate in a similar event by providing an outline of your proposed event and topic. BIHR is available to provide talks on the following:

  • The Human Rights Act (and the European Convention on Human Rights) and the implications of proposals for a new bill of rights
  • Media reporting of human rights in the UK
  • How the Human Rights Act works and this means for people in their everyday lives
  • The impact of the Human Rights Act in improving our public services, including in health and social care

An expert speaker who is:

  • Experienced in communicating able to communicate complex legal and political technicalities in engaging and plain English
  • Involved in high level national policy work on these issues
  • Well used to fielding questions, including on the difficult issues
  • Understands the challenges of ensuring human rights are respected and protected at the frontline of service delivery

The application form to register your interest in being a partner on this years Human Rights Tour can be found here.