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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (the ‘Commission’) has today welcomed procedures from leading property website MyHome.ie to manage property advertisements that have the potential to breach equality legislation. Throughout 2016 the Commission engaged in an information campaign advising the public and property suppliers of the change in the law and providing detailed information […]

Statement of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women Check Against Delivery   Chair and members of the Committee, I would like to thank the Committee for the opportunity to make this representation on behalf of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission – […]

Delivered by Chief Commissioner, Emily Logan on 23 September 2016 Check against delivery We thank the Human Rights Council for the opportunity to deliver this statement on behalf of Ireland’s  ‘A’ Status national human rights institution.[1] Progress since last Universal Periodic Review The Universal Periodic Review has been the subject of extensive discussion within the Irish […]

  The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission is conducting a consultation with members of the public and with civil society. Your feedback will help us prepare a detailed report on women’s rights for the CEDAW committee and it’s important that we record the real issues affecting women in Irish society. There are a few ways […]

Closure of Grant Scheme Applications for consideration under the Irish Human Rights and Equality Grant Scheme 2016 have now closed. Please note than no submissions will be facilitated after 5pm on Wednesday 13th July 2016. Due to the high number of applications received, it is anticipated that it will take some time to  complete the […]

INVITATION / CUIREADH  Launch of IHREC Annual Report Chief Commissioner, Emily Logan would like to invite you to the launch of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission’s Annual Report, where our key achievements from 2015 will be outlined. Please join us in 16-22 Green St. to look back on our first full year of operation […]

The first Strategy Statement of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission was launched by Chief Commissioner Emily Logan on Tuesday, Jan 26th 2016 in City Hall, Dublin. The Commission’s first Strategy Statement covers the period 2016 – 2018 and sets out the strategic goals to guide our work over the next three years. The […]

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission will close for the Christmas period at 16.00 on Thursday 24th December. We will re-open on Monday 4th January.  We wish you a happy holiday season and peaceful new year.  Beidh Oifig Choimisiún na hÉireann um Chearta an Duine agus Comhionannas dúnta don Nollaig ó 16.00 Déardaoin, 24 […]

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