PILN Bulletin 15 Jan 08


Please note that this information is dated as of a specified time and may not be legally valid.


In this Issue:

1. Free Legal Advice Centres and Irish Council for Civil Liberties to host information session on the Department of Social and Family Affairs equality review of the Social Welfare Code, 18 January 2008
2. Invitation for submissions as part of the consultative process for Ireland's joint Third and Fourth Reports under the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
3. Office of the Press Ombudsman established
4. Government files Opposition Brief in FLAC/FIDH European case
5. Law Reform Commission sets out its new programme of law reform
6. Rights of Migrants
7. First report on Undocumented Workers in Ireland by MRCI launched by Mary Robinson
8. South Dublin County Council held to be in breach of human rights of young Traveller girl with cerebral palsy under Article 8 ECHR
9. Calls for the Assembly of States to approve the proposed reform of legal aid programme of the International Criminal Court
10. Joint Consortium on Gender Based-Violence calls on Taoiseach to speak out against gender-based violence during his trip to Africa this month.
11. Twins in Mr. G Case to be returned to Ireland
12. Ballymun Community Law Centre hosts course on Housing Law and Policy, in collaboration with NUIG Faculty of Law in Ballymun, starting 16 January 2008
13. Poverty Research Initiative and Combat Poverty Agency call for proposals for Research Awards 2008
14. NCCRI to launch European Year of Intercultural Dialogue 2008, 24 January 2008