In the second Policy and practitioner Conversation Professor of Human Rights Law Conor Gearty talks extensively about human rights, enforcement and national sovereignty. In particular he discusses the ‘fit’ between human rights and the challenges posed by the need to manage climate change and combat terrorism. He also covers his early objections to human rights and the role academics can play in providing activists with intellectual ammunition.
Conor is a Professor of Human Rights Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science
For articles from Global Policy Journal discussing human rights please see:
Stephen Castles - Bringing Human Rights into the Migration and Development Debate