The UPR Examination of the UK – 4 May 2017

We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Helen Flynn, Campaigns and Membership Officer with the Human Rights Consortium. This is a crosspost from http://www.humanrightsconsortium.org/upr-examination-uk-4-may-2017/  On Thursday 4 May the UK had to defend its human rights record before other Member States of the UN. The UK was grilled on a diverse range of issues including […]

Launching the April Issue of the Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on the Social Sciences Research Network

We are pleased to welcome this guest post from  Catherine O’Rourke and Elise Ketelaars (Ulster University). They can be reached at cf.orourke@ulster.ac.uk. We are pleased to announce the publication of a new issue of the Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on the Social Sciences Research Network. This exciting new issue engages both with highly-topical contemporary […]

Leveraging the Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Transitional Justice towards a Gender-inclusive Process to Deal with the Past

We are delighted to welcome this guest post. Dr Catherine O’Rourke is Senior Lecturer in Human Rights and International Law and the Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University. Dr O’Rourke is independent academic expert for the Oversight Group of the Irish Government’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security and is also a member of […]

Call for applications for the 2017/2018 European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation

The European Interuniversity Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) and 41 participating universities from all member states of the European Union are proud to present to you the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) 2017/2018. E.MA is an intensive one-year course aimed at educating up to 100 professionals annually in the field of human […]

EIUC: Training seminar for International Electoral Observers

We are pleased to share this opportunity from the European Inter University Centre Human Rights and Democratization. Calls for Admissions to the two, three-day, modules (20-22 March 2017 and 23-25 March 2017) of the Training seminar for International Electoral Observers are open until 12 February 2017, early bird 22 January 2017. Open and legitimate elections are the indispensable foundation […]