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Director, Susie Alegre, gives evidence to the Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry into the Future of UK Overseas Territories

[caption id="attachment_21127" align="alignleft" width="280"] Susie Alegre[/caption] Our Director, Susie Alegre, has given evidence to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry into the Future of UK Overseas Territories. Her written evidence focused on key areas that need urgent review to strengthen the protection of human rights...

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Publication in the EHRLR: Brexit, Human Rights and Self-Determination – A Perfect Storm in the British Crown Dependencies and UK Overseas Territories?

Island Rights Initiative Director, Susie Alegre explores the implications of Brexit and recent developments including the UK Sanctions and Money-Laundering Act 2018 on the situation of human rights and the right to self-determination of British Overseas Territories in a Point of View article in the...

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Island Rights Initiative Associate, Angelique Pouponneau, represents the Alliance of Small Island States at international meetings on climate change

[caption id="attachment_21435" align="alignright" width="280"] Angelique Pouponneau[/caption] Angelique Pouponneau, associate of the Island Rights Initiative, represented the Alliance of Small Island States at the stakeholder meeting of the Taskforce on Displacement of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage (WIM) from the 14th to the 15th...

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Brexit and the UK CDOTs – Island Rights Initiative Director, Susie Alegre, talks to Sean Moncreiff

[caption id="attachment_21127" align="alignright" width="280"] Susie Alegre[/caption]     The potential challenges that face UK CDOTs as Brexit negotiations develop are hard to predict.  As the British Government juggles priorities and navigates huge issues around trade, security and citizens' rights, the UK CDOTs may find it hard to make...

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Island Rights Initiative Director, Susie Alegre, talks to BBC Radio 4 about Brexit in the British Overseas Territories

  As negotiations on Brexit continue between the UK and Europe, more and more complex legal issues are thrown up around security, the Good Friday Agreement and data protection among others.  But the effect of Brexit on British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies is often forgotten. Island...

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