Eliminating Discrimination, Promoting Equality, Protecting Human Rights

 

Join us for these events to assist public bodies in understanding their statutory obligation to implement the Duty under Section 42 of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014.

 

You can book your place at either of the following events via Eventbrite at the following links:

Dublin: Tuesday 14th November 2017 Limerick: Friday 17th November 2017

 

The events will provide valuable information and guidance as well as key networking opportunities. They will feature keynote presentations from international and national speakers as well as practical workshops focusing on implementing the Duty in different sectors.

If you have already expressed interest in attending the event, you must still register by following the links above to confirm your place.

 The event is free, but registration is mandatory as we expect demand to exceed available places.

Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements and / or accessibility needs including sign language interpretation. A light lunch and refreshments will be provided.

 

Details

 

Tuesday 14th November 2017
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin 8.
9am to 1pm

 

Keynote speakers:

  • Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner, Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
  • Dilys Jouvenat, Equality, Diversity and Social Justice Team Manager (retired), Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council, Wales
  • Seamus Taylor, Lecturer, Social Policy, Maynooth University
  • National Public Body Perspective (to be confirmed)

 

Workshops

Implementing the Public Sector Equality and Human Rights Duty:

  • In Local Authorities
  • In Higher Education
  • In Government Departments
  • A Partnership and Inter-Agency Approach at Local Level
 

 

Friday 17th November 2017
The Strand Hotel, Limerick.
9.30am to 1.30pm

 

Keynote speakers:

  • Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner, Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
  • Kristi Long, Equality and Diversity Advisor, NHS Education for Scotland
  • Carol Baxter, Assistant Secretary, Department of Justice & Equality
  • Martin Collins, Director, Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre 

 

 

Workshops

Implementing the Public Sector Equality and Human Rights Duty:

  • In Local Authorities
  • In Higher Education
  • In Government Departments
  • A Partnership and Inter-Agency Approach at Local Level

 

 

 

Please note that places are very limited so early registration is advisable.

 

More information on the Public Sector Equality and Human Rights Duty available here:

https://www.ihrec.ie/our-work/public-sector-duty/