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Major Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights to take place just before Arts Festival

Thought leaders from the seemingly disparate worlds of human rights and the arts will come together for the Galway International Summer School on the Arts and Human Rights from 9-11 July. This landmark event, a world-first, is hosted by NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Rights, and will take place in the days immediately before the Galway International Arts Festival.

President’s Ethics Initiative to discuss how human rights can inform healthcare

The issue of delivering healthcare fairly, using a human rights framework, will be discussed at NUI Galway on 6 February. The public event is part of the President’s Ethics Initiative and President Michael D. Higgins will open the event.

Archive launch and symposium to mark the legacy of Professor Kevin Boyle

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The legacy of world-renowned human rights lawyer and scholar, the late Professor Kevin Boyle, endures at NUI Galway with the launch of his personal archive on Friday, 28 November by the Attorney General, Máire Whelan, S.C. The archive contains a wealth of material and unique insights into the field of human rights, legal research and scholarship.

NUI Galway law school director appointed to Government working group

Dr Ciara Smyth, Director of the Doctoral Programme in the School of Law, NUI Galway, has been appointed to the government’s Working Group on Asylum.

Centre for Human Right wins major EU contract for Irish law and social data research

The Irish Centre for Human Rights (ICHR), NUI Galway, in close collaboration with project partner the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL), has won a major EU contract for Irish Law and Social Data Research and will become Ireland’s new national focal point for the European Union Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA). This is the first time that the prestigious FRANET-Ireland contract for data collection and research services on fundamental rights issues in Ireland has been awarded to an Irish University-led bid.

Schabas to head UN commission on Palestine

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Professor William Schabas, honorary chairman of the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway, has been appointed to a new UN Commission of Inquiry charged with investigating purported violations of international humanitarian and human rights laws in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and particularly in the Gaza Strip, since the conflict began on June 13.

Photographic exhibition on victims of war

NUI Galway is hosting a photography exhibition entitled ‘War from the Victims’ Perspective’at the university’s art gallery from June 16 to June 20.

Summer School on the International Criminal Court

The Irish Centre for Human Rights at the School of Law, NUI Galway has opened registration for delegates for the 2014 Summer School on the International Criminal Court which will be held from June 16 to 20.

NI Attorney General’s comments deeply unhelpful and fly in face of accepted conflict resolution, says Galway academic

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A Galway academic has condemned as “deeply unhelpful” the call by Northern Ireland Attorney General that no further prosecutions take place for crimes committed during the Troubles.

Summer school helps filmmakers engage with human rights issues

An intense ten-day summer school at NUI Galway to filmmakers engage with pressing human rights issues has been running in the city all week. The Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy (CHRA) Summer School which concludes on Saturday is funded by Open Society Foundations.

 

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