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