Video: The Future of Human Rights

Last month the UK Human Rights Blog co-hosted a fascinating panel discussion on the Future of Human Rights, held at Berwin Leighton Paisner – you can now watch the full debate on YouTube here or embedded below. More details on the panelists here and after the break.

On 21 May 2014, Hurst Publishers, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP and the UK Human Rights Blog hosted a panel discussion on ‘The Future of Human Rights’ to mark the publication of Failing to Protect: the UN and the Politicisation of Human Rights by Dr Rosa Freedman.


  • Adam Wagner – Barrister, 1 Crown Office Row and editor of the UK Human Rights Blog


  • Philippe Sands – Professor of International Law, University College London
  • Jane Connors – Chief of Special Procedures Branch of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Fiona de Londras, Professor at Durham University
  • Subhas Gujadhur, Director at the Universal Rights Group