UN Human Rights Committee Report on Ireland Published
UN Human Rights Committee Report calls for action by the State in 19 distinct areas to meet its human rights obligations. IHREC Designate calls for full Oireachtas debate on the Committee's recommendations. »
Have you ever thought about Roma people living in Ireland?
The Equality Authority with Pavee Point and NASC and the support of Roma people has produced a wonderful exhibition. It offers a snapshot of the real lives of Roma people living in Ireland. The exhibition aims to challenge stereotypes about Roma people. To book the exhibition contact email@example.com »
IHREC (designate) welcomes call for recognition of Traveller ethnicity
The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC designate) today welcomed the recommendation of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality that the State officially recognise Travellers as an ethnic group. »
Direct Provision in Ireland
'Boxed In' is a collaborative CSPE Project by students of Pobalscoil Inbhear Sceine, Kenmare depicting the difficulties faced by people seeking asylum and living in direct provision centres in Ireland. »
Stronger human rights safeguards needed in draft legal capacity bill
The IHRC published its observations today on the Assisted-Decision Making (Capacity) Bill 2013. It is calling for the Bill to be reviewed to ensure its fully meets international human rights standards. »
President of Ireland signs IHREC ACT 2014
President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins signed the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014 on 27 July 2014.
The UN Human Rights Committee set out in its detailed Concluding Observations the steps that Ireland needs to take in 19 distinct areas to meet its civil and political rights obligations. Read on...
IHREC Designate warmly welcome the announcement of the appointment of Ms Emily Logan as Chief Commissioner of the
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.