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City of York Council - Human Rights City Commitment Strategy

Purpose of Report: This report seeks to reaffirm City of York Council’s (CYC) commitment to being a Human Rights City and to move forward the relationship between CYC and the York Human Rights City Network (YHRCN).

The Executive Member will be asked to:
- Re-commit to the declaration made in 2017 of working towards being a Human Rights City, and putting those rights at the heart of decision making.
- Commit to moving forward in agreement with YHRCN with options for a refreshed structure for the Human Rights and Equalities Board produced by a joint task group.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/12/2022

Decision due: 31/01/23 by Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Communities

Lead member: Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Communities

Lead director: Director of Customer & Communities

Department: Directorate of Customer & Communities

Contact: Laura Williams, Assistant Director of Customer, Communities and Inclusion Email:

Consultation process

The Leader, Deputy Leader and portfolio holder along with senior officers including the Chief Operating Officer have met with the YHRCN Executive to develop the proposals included in this report.

York Human Rights City Network

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: Yes


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