In Focus

Gender Impact of Tax and Benefit Changes

A new research report just published by the Equality Authority and ESRI examines the gender impact of tax and benefit changes.

Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Ireland Conference, 11 October 2014

Four Courts Close-up

The IHREC and the Law Society of Ireland is organising a conference on 'Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Ireland' at Blackhall Place, Dublin 7. Speakers include Dr Vicky Conway, Conor Brady, Fr. Peter McVerry and Michael Donnellan. See programme for details. To register email: Lspt@lawsociety.ie

UN Resolution supporting National Human Rights Institutions welcomed

The IHREC welcomes UN Human Rights Council Resolution on National Human Rights Institutions protecting against human rights violations and abuses at the national level.

The key annual resolution was co-sponsored by Ireland which sits on the Council and builds on earlier Resolutions recognising the deepening role of NHRIs as key national actors in the promotion and protection of human rights and equality.http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/LTD/G14/169/05/PDF/G1416905.pdf?OpenElement