The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (‘the Commission’) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the consultation by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on its development of a National Action Plan on business and human rights, aimed at implementing the United Nations Guiding Principles on business and human rights.  

Intercultural Training for Yellow Flag Schools

One of the steps of the Yellow Flag programme consists of awareness training for school staff and management. This resource provides a number of activities which can be used by trainers in an initial 2 hour whole staff workshop which will fulfil the school’s requirements for achieving the Yellow Flag.

IHREC Policy Statement on Direct Provision

The aim of this policy statement is to add the voice of the Commission to the existing body of evidence around people living within the Direct Provision system for long periods of time, focusing on the particular human rights implications of such lengthy stays and to inform the deliberations of the Governmental Working Group on Direct…