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#Universal Periodic Review

# universal-periodic-review - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

UN to review Ireland's record on human rights, conversion therapy and Traveller discrimination
# Universal Periodic Review
# Universal Periodic Review

UN to review Ireland's record on human rights, conversion therapy and Traveller discrimination

Nov 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,185 Views 4 Comments

Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman will lead the Irish delegation and deliver a speech at today’s hearing.

# universal-periodic-review - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Paschal Donohoe says there will be a referendum on abortion in the coming years
# Abortion Stance
# Abortion Stance

Paschal Donohoe says there will be a referendum on abortion in the coming years

May 12th 2016, 4:30 PM 13,460 Views 159 Comments

The new Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said it was his personal view the issue would be put to the people.

# universal-periodic-review - Monday 10 October, 2011

Ireland rejects UN calls to legislate for abortion rulings
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Ireland rejects UN calls to legislate for abortion rulings

Oct 10th 2011, 3:04 PM 1,692 Views 67 Comments

The UN publishes the outcome report of Ireland’s human rights review – revealing some 15 recommendations it is rejecting.

# universal-periodic-review - Thursday 6 October, 2011

In-cell sanitation, abortion and immigration discussed at UN human rights review
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

In-cell sanitation, abortion and immigration discussed at UN human rights review

Oct 6th 2011, 10:21 AM 1,353 Views 18 Comments

Alan Shatter takes questions from other UN members on Ireland’s work in progressing its laws protecting human rights.

Ireland ‘must fill serious gaps’ in human rights record
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Ireland ‘must fill serious gaps’ in human rights record

Oct 6th 2011, 7:15 AM 639 Views 10 Comments

The government faces examination by the UN today, amid warnings that the most vulnerable social groups are at risk.

# universal-periodic-review - Monday 4 July, 2011

Some €847 million paid out to victims of institutional abuse: report
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Some €847 million paid out to victims of institutional abuse: report

Jul 4th 2011, 2:53 PM 293 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s first UPR report has revealed that 13,669 victims of institutional abuse have been compensated – and recommends that a committee to clarify “the state’s interaction” with the Magdalene Laundries be established.