Gender Principles for Dealing with the Legacy of the Past

by Guest Post on September 30, 2016

We are pleased to share this letter from the Legacy Gender Integration Group. The Legacy Gender Integration Group has been working since April 2015 towards the development, and implementation, of the Gender Principles for Dealing with the Legacy of the Past.  At this critical juncture in negotiations for the legislation and implementation of legacy elements of […]

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Utrecht Declaration on Academic Freedom

by Rory OConnell on September 9, 2016

The Association of Human Rights Institute is a network of human rights research centres across the globe, including both the QUB Human Rights Centre and Ulster Univeristy’s Transitional Justice Institute. In September AHRI adopted this Declaration on Academic Freedom:  UTRECHT DECLARATION ON ACADEMIC FREEDOM Meeting at Utrecht University for our annual conference, we, the Association of […]

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Brexit and NI Employment Law – A modest proposal: Can we have an NI-specific campaign to defend workers’ EU rights?

August 30, 2016

We are delighted to welcome this guest post by Ciaran White, Ulster University School of Law. Ciaran can be reached at c.white@ulster.ac.uk One of the many issues that gives rise to concern arising from the ‘Brexit’ vote is what it will all mean for those labour law rights that have been generated or influenced by […]

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BREXITING and rights. Save the date notice 27th September

August 26, 2016

BREXITING and rights Discussion seminar on the human rights and  equality implications of the EU referendum Venue: Ulster University Belfast Campus room BA-00-008 Tuesday 27th September 9.30-1pm   Partnership between the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI), Ulster University and the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) in association with the Equality Coalition Speakers include: Prof. […]

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Children’s Law Centre Apprentice Solicitor Opportunity

August 11, 2016

The Children’s Law Centre (Belfast) has received funding from The Legal Education Foundation’s Justice First Fellowship Scheme to recruit an Apprentice Solicitor from May 2017 – August 2019. The Legal Education Foundation will provide the Apprentice Solicitor with an agreed trainee solicitor’s salary for up to 2.5 years whilst a solicitor trainee at the Children’s […]

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A Nuts and Bolts Guide to Human Rights in the EU

June 21, 2016

We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Dr Claire McCann, Human Rights Officer (Rights in Practice) with the Human Rights Consortium. There is a lot of confusion about what impact a ‘leave’ vote in the EU referendum would have on human rights protection in the UK generally and particularly for us in Northern […]

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You’ll never walk alone – Hillsborough and the Human Rights Act

April 27, 2016

We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Dr Claire McCann, Human Rights Officer (Rights in Practice) with the Human Rights Consortium. Yesterday was a significant day for the families of those people killed in Hillsborough, who have fought so hard to discover the truth of what happened on that fateful day 27 years […]

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The Hooded Men Revisited; Report from QUB / KCL conference

April 27, 2016

We are delighted to welcome this guest post from Dr Natasa Mavronicola, QUB Human Rights Centre. On Thursday 14 April 2016 we had the pleasure of welcoming academics, practitioners, representatives of civil society and our NHRI, and a number of survivors themselves, to Queen’s University Belfast to revisit the landmark European Court of Human Rights […]

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Ireland v UK and the Hooded Men: a landmark human rights judgment revisited

April 27, 2016

We are delighted to welcome this guest post from Christina Verdirame, JD student, Queen’s University Belfast School of Law. Queen’s University Belfast provided a powerful setting for a one-day conference, hosted jointly with King’s College London, on 14 April to discuss the landmark Ireland v UK case. In the words of Darragh Mackin, KRW Law, this […]

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