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


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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

Information on how to register can be found on our EHRE network page.

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. 

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. 

Equality & Human Rights Exchange Conference

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

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.

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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.

Spring Equality and Human Rights Exchange events

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

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2015