UPCOMING EVENT: East and West Midlands Amnesty conference for local groups "GLOBAL RIGHTS-LOCAL ACTION, Human Rights are OUR Rights?"", 11th January 2020 at Aston University, 930-5pm

The aim of the conference is to bring together activists from the Midlands area to explore: 

  • Area reaction to the Impact of the Movement (IoM) work at AIUK
  • The creation, resourcing and directionof the IoM pilot to develop the IoM strategy; the pilots will be part of the AIUK Evaluation
  • International Campaign Updates
  • The Dissemination of Interesting Ideas and Practice across the Region 

The program is coming together: 

  • IoM presentation
  • Presentation on Football Welcomes involving Aston Villa and Leicester City
  • Workshops with Country Coordinators
  • Workshop on creative work with refugees and asylum seekers , jointly with City of Sanctuary
  • Exhibition on Myanmar/Burma


  • Action for Ali Aarrass

Local groups will be invited to bring reps from local partner organisations you work with and neighbouring Amnesty school and university groups. 

There will be a £5 charge to help cover the cost of refreshments. 

More details to follow, but please put the date in your diary 


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