Live Screening: Ireland's examination by the UN Committee

Nov 22 2019 Posted: 14:25 CST

 

Live Screening: 

Ireland’s examination by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 

Venue: Seminar Room, Irish Centre for Human Rights
When:  Monday 2nd December, 2 – 6pm
 Tuesday 3rd December, 9am – 1pm 

On 2nd and 3rd December, the Irish Government will be examined before the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in Geneva. Numerous civil society groups, including the Irish Centre for Human Rights, have made submissions to the Committee. 

The Irish Centre for Human Rights is organising a live screening of the examination. The screening will run from 3pm - 6pm on Monday, December 2nd, and 10am - 1pm on Tuesday, December 3rd.  

This event is free, open to all members of the public, and will have refreshments provided. Please register your attendance here.   Attendees are welcome to join for all or part of the event, and to come and go throughout each day. 

The Shadow Report submitted by Irish Centre for Human Rights to the Committee highlighted (among other issues) the treatment of asylum seekers and refugees with disabilities, discrimination against Traveller communities, domestic violence and migrant status, the rights of mixed race survivors of ‘historical’ abuse in institutional settings, and climate justice. The full report can be found here: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/Treaties/CERD/Shared%20Documents/IRL/INT_CERD_NGO_IRL_38607_E.pdf 

All other reports to the Committee, by civil society, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, and the Irish State are available here: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/SessionDetails1.aspx?SessionID=1338&Lang=en 

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/live-screening-irelands-examination-before-the-cerd-committee-tickets-82866111771

 All welcome!

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