Human Rights Centre consultancy

Research clusters

Research projects

Our ground-breaking research clusters address issues from children and armed conflict, freedom of expression, and indigenous peoples to trafficking and prisoners' rights. Our clusters reflect our world-class reputation for human rights research and practice.

As the leading centre for the interdisciplinary study of human rights, we have extensive experience providing advice and consultancy services to national and international governmental agencies including:

We have also provided similar consultancy services to numerous non-governmental organisations such as the International Committee of the Red Cross, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Article 19, Minority Rights Group, the Consortium for Street Children, and Interights.

Human Rights Centre expertise

Our Human Rights Centre members possess expertise across a wide range of fields and disciplines including the law of armed conflict, detention, the right to health, business and human rights, and transitional justice.

Contact us

To make a consultancy-related enquiry, please contact:

General enquiries

Human Rights Centre Team

Email: hrcteam@essex.ac.uk

Masters courses

MA courses

We have some of the longest running Masters courses in Europe, offering a first-class education in the intellectual foundations of human rights and its application within a complex global environment.

About our Centre

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Find out more about our Human Rights Centre and hear some of our most notable human rights practitioners and researchers explore what makes the Centre a world-leading institution, relied upon for its expertise by international organisations including the UN.

HRC blog

Human Rights Centre Clinic

The Human Rights Centre blog is a platform for interdisciplinary discussion on the theory and practice of human rights. We encourage lively debate on all human rights issues from as many different perspectives as possible.

Watch our videos

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Hear our students' opinions of their study experience and see our staff talking about their latest research. Our videos will show you the passion and enthusiasm we offer.