News and Events in Wales

This page details news and press releases relevant to Wales and events & conferences we are organising or participating in. Events in Wales, arranged by other organisations that are closely linked to the work of the Commission, can also be found here.

For information on news and events from previous years, please check our Archive page


2016

Event - Pub. 03.02.16
Annual Equality and Human Rights Exchange conference - 9th June 2016

A workforce for the future : challenges and opportunities


Event - Pub. 22.01.16
Spring Equality and Human Rights Exchange Events

Tackling inequalities in the workplace

We would like to invite you to attend our next round of Equality and Human Rights Exchange events. These events will be held as follows:

  • 15th March 2016 in Newport
  • 16th March 2016 in Mold
  • 17th March 2016 in Carmarthen

These Tackling inequalities in the workplace events will focus on:

  • Pregnancy and Maternity Discrimination in the workplace
  • Pay Gaps

If you would like to register for these events you can do so by emailing wales@equalityhumanrights.com


Event - Pub. 22.01.16
Annual Human Rights Lecture - 10th March 2016, Cardiff

Migrants to Wales – What about Human Rights?

Reverend Aled Edwards (Chief Executive of Cytun, Secretary of the Interfaith Council for Wales and a member of the Commission’s Wales Committee) will be delivering the EHRC 2016 human rights lecture.

The lecture will explore the experience of Asylum Seekers, Migrants and Refugees and the key human rights challenges for Wales.

To register please complete our online form or email us at heather.dean@equalityhumanrights.com


2015

News - Pub. 03.12.15
Is Wales Fairer?

Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales sets out key challenges for the years ahead


News - Pub. 30.10.15

Is Britain Fairer?

Largest ever review reveals levels of progress towards equality in Wales, England and Scotland over the last five years


Event - Pub. 26.10.15

Autumn Equality and Human Rights Exchange Events

On 27th October 2015 we launched our Strategic Plan consultation for the period 2016-19. The Commission is required under the Equality Act 2006 to consult on and publish a strategic plan every three years.
We want to hear how our draft strategic objectives resonate with members of our Equality and Human Rights Exchange Network members and those from the third sector and how we can work together to move the equality and human rights agenda forward in Wales. We are interested in your views on the Strategic Plan and what you see as the most helpful role for the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Wales.

  • Pentwyn - 19th November 2015 for the third sector 
  • Neath Port Talbot - 24th November 2015 for EHRE members 
  • Aberdare - 4th December 2015 for EHRE members
  • Llandudno - 8th December 2015 for EHRE members
  • Llandudno - 9th December 2015 for the third sector 

Information on how to register for EHRE members

Information on how to register for the third sector


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Autumn Equality and Human Rights Exchange Events

These events will be concentrating on our work on 'Is Wales Fairer', equality objectives 2016 and the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act.

  • Swansea - 30th September 2015
  • Caerphilly - 15th October 2015
  • Bangor - 21st October 2015

Course

Identifying and Tackling Discrimination Course (formerly known as Discrimination and Employment Tribunal Skills course)

Details of the course, commencing in September/October 2015 and expression of interest contact information. 


Event
Is Wales Fairer? Conference

On Wednesday the 8th July 2015 our ‘Is Britain Fairer?’ stakeholder conference was held in Treforest. It formed a vital stage in the process of shaping and finalising our report on progress towards equality and human rights in Wales. 


Conference
Equality & Human Rights Exchange Conference

The conference was held on 10th June 2015 in Llandrindod Wells;  A conference report will be published shortly.


Event
Annual Human Rights Lecture - Islamophobia: a human rights perspective

The lecture explored the scale and impact of Islamophobia in Wales and how this relates to the Human Rights Act. Watch a video of Dr Chris Allen's lecture.


News - Pub. 03.03.15
Tackling negative attitudes and hostility towards Muslim people in Wales

Today, the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales, in partnership with Cardiff University, is holding its Annual Human Rights Lecture. It will explore the impact of negative attitudes and hostility towards Muslim people and the relationship between discrimination and human rights.


Event
Spring Equality and Human Rights Exchange events

  • 10 March 2015 - Colwyn Bay
  • 26 March 2015 - Cardiff

Last Updated: 03 Feb 2016