PILN Bulletin, 26 February 2009


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


In this Bulletin:

1. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Follow-Up Conference, 6 April 2009;

2. NI Court rules Children’s Commissioner cannot take case;

3. EU directive on data retention to be introduced;

4. Women’s Peace Camp wins case;

5. First Guantanamo prisoner released under Obama regime;

6. Legal proceedings against UK over breach of legal obligations relating to the Occupied Palestinian Territory;

7. Judge Michael Kirby retires;

8. Vacancies (various locations);

9. European Commission consultation on access to a bank account, deadline 6 April 2009;

10. Irish Women Lawyers Association: Conference, 28 February 2009;

11. Transparency International launch and roundtable on Corruption in Ireland, 2 March 2009;

12. Dublin Solicitors Bar Association: Litigation Seminar, 5 March 2009;

13. International Women’s Day celebrations (various locations);

14. Academy of European Law: Conference on Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights in the Area of Migration, Strasbourg, 17 March 2009.