Together with the Equality Commission NI, we are delighted to invite you a very special event to mark the the 20th Anniversary of the Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement. We will be welcoming Lord Alf Dubs along to speak to William Crawley on 'A Life in Politics' on Thursday 17th May. Tickets are going fast - you can book online now (link in bio).
Our colleague attended a workshop on Business and Human Rights in Georgia last week, organised by the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions and the Danish Institute for Human Rights. This was a great opportunity to share experience and good practice with staff from NHRIs across wider Europe, and inform the work we do - especially that of the NI Business and Human Rights Forum.
This week, we're marking the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination! #StandUpforHumanRights
Yesterday the Joint Committee of the NIHRC and IHREC launched a Policy Statement on the UK withdrawal from the EU. Hear from our Chief Commissioner, Les Allamby, and Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, Emily Logan, who were in Dublin yesterday to launch the statement!
We are joining in with the global recognition and celebration of International Women’s Day today! This year’s theme is #PressforProgress to progress gender parity. Here are some of the key recommendation that the NIHRC has regarding women in NI.
Today we launched the Commission’s Investigation Report, Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Travellers' Accommodation in Northern Ireland. Many thanks to all of those who attended and engaged with us to produce the report. Here are the 13 systemic issues that we identified in the context of Travellers’ Accommodation in NI. #NITravellersReport’