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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Expressions of interest sought for position of Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Committee
Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC)IHREC is seeking expressions of interest from experienced and qualified persons (possessing an accounting and/or auditing qualification and/or other relevant qualifications) who are willing to offer their services in the role of Chairperson of the IHREC Audit and Risk Committee.
This is an important specialist, non executive and voluntary role within arrangements
intended to ensure best practice in audit and corporate governance in IHREC.
Details of the position including the qualifications and experience required can be found in this notice
Any interested party should contact IHREC by e-mail to David Carolan (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Tuesday 30th of September 2014.
Delivering equality in public services is an e-learning course for frontline staff. The course provides public sector staff with the essentials they need to know about Irish equality law and how it applies to their everyday work. It only takes 40 minutes to complete. Take the course...
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.