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 firstname.lastname@example.org »
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. »
Request for Tender (RfT) for Overseas Capacity Development Project Lead (Supported by Irish Aid)
The Irish Human Rights Commission ("IHRC") and Equality Authority invite tenders for an Overseas Capacity Development Project Lead working in partnership with the National Human Rights Commissions of Sierra Leone and Malawi. RfT document and specification available below:
Responses are by email only and should be sent clearly marked "Project Lead - Overseas Capacity Building Programme". Responses shall be submitted not later than 17 September 2014 to Mr David Carolan at email@example.com.
Equality Authority Observations on General Scheme of Gender Recognition Bill launched
Equality Authority launches detailed observations on the General Scheme of the Gender Recognition Bill in Dublin
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.