Enforcing Equality: Training seminar, Friday 27 June 10am, UNISON Offices, Derry/ Londonderry

The Equality Coalition held a training seminar on Friday 4 April in UNISON for members of the Equality Coalition and other NGOs, community groups, voluntary organisations, policy officers and trade unionists. The session looked at how best to make complaints to ensure District Councils, Health Trusts, Education Boards, the Housing Executive, Government Departments etc abide […]

Covert Policing and Ensuring Accountability: Ten Years on from the Cory Collusion Inquiry Reports, where now?

CAJ in partnership with University of Ulster Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) will be hosting the following seminar on Tuesday 1 July 2014 Covert Policing and Ensuring Accountability: Ten Years on from the Cory Collusion Inquiry Reports, where now? Rooms 82A01 and 82A02 University of Ulster Belfast Campus, 9.30am-3pm Background information for the Covert Policing Seminar […]

Opportunity: Venice Based Masters in Human Rights and Democraticisation

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is accepting applications for the 18th edition of the European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA). E.MA provides students with the opportunity to share knowledge and skills with leading scholars from 41 prestigious European Universities and renowned Human Rights experts, in the classroom […]

PhD Funding opportunities

Queen’s University and the University of Ulster have both recently announced funding opportunities for persons interested in doing a PhD. Details of the QUB funding is available at http://www.law.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofLaw/StudyattheSchool/PostgraduateStudies/Scholarships/. Details of the Ulster funding is at http://research.ulster.ac.uk/info/prospective/funding.html Potential applicants are advised to consult the list of staff interests and to consult potential supervisors well in […]

CONFERENCE: Challenging the Oppression of Lawyers in Times of Conflict

  On Wednesday 13 November 2013 the Human Rights Centre, School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast are hosting a one day conference entitled ‘Challenging the Oppression of Lawyers in Times of Conflict’. It is open to anyone interested in conflict studies, politics, international relations, human rights, international law, justice and transitional justice.   SPEAKERS […]

The Inez McCormack Fund

“To enable the powerless, the invisible, to be part of making the change, that changes how they see themselves and that changes everything” Inez McCormack, the internationally renowned human rights activist died yesterday 21st January following a short illness. In accordance with her wishes,  the Participation and Practice of Rights (PPR) organisaton, which she founded […]