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International Conference on Human Rights, Sustainability and Climate Change

Welcome to The University of Buckingham, Law School 2nd Annual International Conference on Human Rights, Sustainability and Climate Change (ICHRSCC), supported by the Global Human Rights Centre, London. As an inter-disciplinary conference, researchers, experts, scholars, postgraduate students, academics and non-academics, public commentators, policy makers, activists are invited to submit abstracts for presentation that seek to deliver key cutting-edge findings, result oriented solutions, and briefings/ experiences in practice and field work. Presenters can send full paper for publication and selected papers from conference presentation will be published in The Lord Denning Law Journal (peer reviewed).

The International Conference on Human Rights, Sustainability and Climate Change (ICRSCC) are seeking submissions related to the following themes:

  • International Human Rights Law
  • Climate Change
  • Climate Change and Human Rights
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Universal Climate Justice
  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy Transitions
  • Sustainable Development
  • The Rule of Law and Sustainable Development
  • Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
  • Ecocriticism and Environmental Studies
  • Sustainability, Sustainable Development and Climate Change
  • Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD)
  • Fast Fashion, Human Rights and Climate Crises
  • Climate Activism, Ecological Integrity and Social Justice
  • Sustainability and Fashion
  • Garment Workers Rights

Please note that participation is in-person for all presenters.

Submit a maximum 250 word abstract connected, but not limited to, themes listed above to We accept proposals from all disciplines.

The conference participants will be presented with:

  1. Certificate of participation.
  2. Conference folder/brochure of programme.
  3. Online digital access to photographs and other resources to stay connected after the conference.
  4. Accepted conference papers will be published in a reputable journal – The Lord Denning Law Journal (peer reviewed).
  5. A letter of acceptance to aid visa processing can be provided for accepted international delegates coming from outside the United Kingdom.
  6. Presenters would need to pay a 100 GPB conference registration fee.
  7. Postgraduate research students are exempted from conference fee payment.
  8. Breakfast and lunch will be served on the day of the conference to participants, panellists and attendees.

Note: If your abstract is accepted for presentation and you require a waiver of the conference fee as a result of experiencing extreme hardship, please send an email to the organisers detailing the grounds for the waiver.

All Participants are responsible for taking care of their travelling, accommodation and feeding. We are happy to provide non-financial assistance for those needing accommodation and travelling by pointing them in the right direction.

Proposed timeline of events

  1. Interested participants must submit abstracts before the end working hours on 20 April 2024. Decisions are made within two weeks of abstract submission. Note: The conference fee is due to be paid upon notification of abstract acceptance – a formal letter of acceptance will be issued once payment is received.
  2. Owners of selected abstracts must confirm their physical attendance and presentation at the conference by 1 July 2024.
  3. PowerPoint presentation must be submitted by 1 August 2024.
  4. Participants who desire to submit full paper for publication must complete papers for publication and submit by 30 August 2024. Please note that it is the responsibility of the participants/author to ensure that the paper is of high quality of the paper.
  5. In the week commencing 16 September 2024, a reminder email is sent to all participants to confirm that there is no change of circumstance and for them to validate their attendance.
  6. Programme of events will be provided to participants before or on the day of conference. All delegates should arrive at 8am for registration and validation.

Conference Fee: 100 GPB

Audience Pass

Audience passes are available for all individuals with interests in the conference themes and can benefit from the information, resources, contact and content of the presenters and speakers. Audience can also join preliminary discussions, plenary sessions and participate is Q & A segments. A Certificate of Participation will be provided.

Fee: 10 GPB

Free for students.


Present to a Global Community

In-person presentation provides the opportunity to share your research, opinion pieces, literature and activist experience with a global and multi-disciplinary audience.

Build your Network

We pride ourselves on connecting international voices and interdisciplinary dialogue through our network of qualified experts, academicians, writers, campaigners, researchers, activists, policy and change makers.


We provide the opportunity to be published in The Lord Denning Peer Reviewed Journal and/or the Edited Book Collection. We also support a variety of Open Access publication pathways to allow maximum flexibility to support principle of open research.


The University of Buckingham

The Vinson Centre
Hunter Street Campus
MK18 1EG

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2023 International Conference on Human Rights, Sustainability and Climate Change

Wednesday 4 October saw the success of the 2023 ICRSCC, where there were:

  • 18 Accepted Conference Presenters from 15 Countries
  • 128 Registered Attendees and Delegates
  • 10 Panellists
  • 20 Student Ambassador support
  • The Law Society Delegation
  • 10 Accepted Paper for Publication

View the October 2023 ICRSCC Programme

Praise for the 2023 ICRSCC

“I want to express my sincere gratitude to you and the entire committee for the excellent organization of the international conference at The University of Buckingham. The event provided me a wonderful platform for learning, exchange ideas, and met with dedicated professionals and students. The overall organization of the conference was exceptional, and the process was quite clear. I particularly appreciated the opportunity for engaging discussions with fellow students and their roles during the conference.”

– Cornejo Martinez, Camilo

“I would also like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation for the excellent organization, realization, and development of the International Conference organized by The University of Buckingham. I thoroughly enjoyed participating in the event and would like to extend my congratulations to all those involved in making it a success.”

– Stefania Toraldo

“The International Conference was well organised, featuring efficient communication and a positive atmosphere that underscored the vital role of a human rights approach in global climate change discussions. It successfully brought together diverse participants from academia, research, and activism.”

– Reem Alhasan

“As speakers, we felt honoured to contribute to this interdisciplinary gathering, gaining valuable insights from other presentations. A special thanks to the student panel from the Buckingham Law School team. We thoroughly enjoyed the discussions, and their questions were both interesting and insightful.”

– Noora Alshaibani

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