Consultation on IHREC’s next Strategy Statement 2022-2024

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission is an independent public body directly accountable to the Oireachtas.  The Commission is Ireland’s National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) and National Equality Body (NEB).

IHREC Strategy Statement 2022-24 – Request for Submissions

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (‘the Commission’) is inviting submissions to inform the development of its next Strategy Statement 2022 – 2024. The priorities set out in this Strategy Statement will guide our work for the coming three years. It will build on our work over the past three years set out in our Strategy Statement 2019-21 and our 2019 and 2020 Annual Reports.

What human rights and equality issues should we focus on?

We would like to hear the views of a diversity of people, groups and organisations who are interested in, and/or working to address discrimination, and promote and protect human rights and equality in Ireland. Your contribution will help inform our priorities and the approach we should take over the coming years to promote and protect human rights and equality in Ireland.

Making a Submission

You are invited to make submissions using the template provided in Irish and English.

You can email your completed submission to

This consultation is now closed and we are reviewing the responses received with thanks – The closing date for submissions was Monday 16 August 2021.

Data Protection Notice

Your email address can be regarded as your personal data, and this is the only personal data which the Commission processes, as part of your submission to the consultation. The Commission’s Data Protection Information Notice can be found here which we encourage you to read before sending us your submission.Once received by us, the Commission will retain your submission, and delete your email.