2023 Hans Albrecht Foundation Annual Lecture and Human Rights Award
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hybrid - London and online
Join The Hans Albrecht Foundation (HAF) and The Wiener Holocaust Library for the HAF Human Rights Award and annual lecture. This year’s recipient is the Hummingbird Project. Founded in 2015 as a grassroots organisation in Calais, Hummingbird are now a Brighton-based charity working locally with young refugees & campaigning nationally. Their services have been developed by listening & responding to the needs of local young refugees and they actively campaign for the rights & protection of refugees.
Stephanie Harrison KC is a leading public law practitioner. Her cases include those arising from unlawful detention, national security, official misconduct, abuse of power, child sexual exploitation, equality and discrimination, minority rights and civil rights protest and injunctions. She is passionate about upholding and advancing the rights of vulnerable, minority groups and children. Harrison was appointed as legal counsel to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in 2015.
She is ranked for Administrative and Public Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights and Immigration in both the Legal 500 and Chambers UK Bar Guide. Stephanie Harrison KC was shortlisted for Civil Liberties & Human Rights Silk of the Year at the Legal 500 UK Awards 2020 and for Human Rights and Public Law Silk of the Year at the Chambers Bar Awards 2019. She won the Liberty Human Rights Lawyer of the Year Award 2013, the Chambers UK Bar Human Rights and Public Law Junior of the Year award 2012 and was shortlisted for Public Law Silk of the Year at the Legal 500 Awards 2017.
This event will be in-person at The Wiener Holocaust Library and also live-streamed. There will be a voluntary donation to the Hans Albrecht Foundation of £7.50 on the door.
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Hans Albrecht Foundation Human Rights Award 2019: Helen Johnson OBE
Prof Francesca Klug OBE Lecture 2017 / The Wiener Library
Hans Albrecht Foundation Human Rights Award 2017: Lord Alf Dubs
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