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Conference – Making Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Meaningful

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  • February 22, 2017

 

The Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Initiative (ESCRI) is a coalition of over 60 civil society organisations that support strengthening the protection of economic, social and cultural rights in the Irish Constitution.

When: 10.30 am to 3:30pm - 29 March 2017.

Where: Oak Room, Mansion House, Dawson St., Dublin 2.

This event will bring together a range of stakeholders to discuss how enforceable ESC rights such as housing and health would impact on individuals and groups in Ireland, drawing on experiences from other States where ESC rights have been given legal protection.

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The Constitutional and Human Rights Implications of BREXIT, North and South

As the United Kingdom prepares to trigger Article 50, the potential impact of Brexit on the constitutional position of Northern Ireland and on the protection of human rights both North and South of the border is becoming an increasing cause for concern. Focusing on recent litigation in the UK and Irish courts around the BREXIT process, this seminar will explore the emerging legal issues for both legal systems on the island. Join legal experts, human rights lawyers and stakeholders in the BREXIT process for an open forum discussion chaired by former Supreme Court Judge Catherine McGuinness.

 

The Bar of Ireland, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties and the Committee for the Administration of Justice are hosting a joint seminar on BREXIT and its Constitutional and Human Rights Implications.

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