International conference on “Comparative Perspectives on the Right to education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups”

International conference on “Comparative Perspectives on the Right to education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups”

Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy in collaboration with the Oxford Human Rights Hub and Open Society Foundation is organizing is going to organise an international conference on “Comparative Perspectives on the Right to education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups” at the India International Centre.

Date: January 14-15, 2016

Venue: Seminar Halls 1 and 2, India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi - 110003.

About the Conference: The conference aims to bring together a diverse group of participants from India, South Africa, UK and other countries, and to engage them on the key challenges surrounding the enforcement of the right to education for minorities and disadvantaged groups. The conference will be graced with a diverse panel from various national and international institutions including Justice A.P. Shah, Former Chief Justice of High Court of Delhi and Chairman, 20th Law Commission of India.

 Panels of the Seminar



  • The Role of Public and Private Actors: Challenges Facing the Right to Education
  • Gender Equality in Education: Moving Beyond Access to Primary Education
  • Measuring Quality and Enforcing a Right to Quality Education
  • Balancing the Right to Freedom of Religion and Culture and the Right to Education 
  • The Role of Courts in Realizing the Right to Education.


 Click here to download the Schedule of the Conference

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