Seminar: Ireland and the Human Rights Council

Fri, 01 Feb 2013 09:45:00 GMT - Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:00:00 GMT, 09:45

At Ground Floor, Aula Maxima, The Quadrangle, NUI Galway

Organised by Irish Centre for Human Rights

This one-day seminar, co-hosted by the Irish Centre for Human Rights, School of Law, NUI Galway and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, will bring together a range of experts from the field of human rights including H.E. Gerry Corr, Irish Ambassador to the United Nations, to draw up a list of recommendations that can inform Ireland’s term of office on the Council.

Other speakers include: Mr. Colm O’Gorman, Executive Director, Amnesty International (Irish Section), and Ms. Mary Lawlor, Founder and Executive Director, Frontline Defenders, Prof. Michael O’Flaherty, Co-Director, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, Ms. Suzanne Egan, Lecturer, School of Law, University College Dublin, Dr. Niamh Reilly, Senior Lecturer, Global Women’s Studies, School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI Galway, Ms. Julie de Rivero, Geneva Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch, Ms. Caoimhe de Barra, Head of International Department, Trócaire

Contact person: Annabel Egan (91) 493946

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