Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) is scheduled to host the Seoul Human Rights Conference 2020 under the theme “Human rights in crisis and the role of SMG”, on December 7 and 8. The conference will be held online and livestreamed through the SMG official YouTube channel (Korean/English).
As the lifestyle of people is drastically changing due to the unprecedented pandemic, discrimination against social minority groups including violation of human rights and hatred have become more severe than ever. This conference intends to discuss the role of SMG facing the crisis of human rights, the directions of human rights that shall be pursued in the post-COVID-19 era, and find plausible solutions for this matter.
The conference will be consisted of seven sessions for two days.
|Date and Time||Program||Remarks|
|15:00–17:30||Inequality, Human Rights, and the Role of the Local Government in Times of COVID-19
|10:00–12:00||Universal Birth Registration System and Human Rights
(General Session 1)
|Human Rights and Health of the Elderly in the Age of Health Crisis
(Theme Session 1)
|13:00–15:00||Policies and Human Rights of Multicultural Single-Parent Families
(General Session 2)
|COVID-19 and Information Human Rights
(Theme Session 2)
|15:00–17:00||Worker Safety and Human Rights
(General Session 3)
|Mental Health and Human Rights
(Theme Session 3)
For more information, visit the official website of the Seoul Human Rights Conference (http://shrc.kr).