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10 April 2019

‘Policing, Human Rights & Communities’ – Friday 26.04.19 – NUI Galway

Dear colleagues,

Please see message below re ‘Policing, Human Rights & Communities Conference’ – Friday 26th April – NUI Galway.

The School of Law and Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway have organised a one-day conference on the theme of ‘Policing, Human Rights & Communities’ in the Aula Maxima (Lower), NUI Galway on Friday 26th April 2019 with support from the Government of Ireland/Rialtas na hÉireann.

Confirmed speakers and chairs include: Mr Charles Flanagan, TD, Minister for Justice & Equality; Mr Drew Harris, Commissioner of An Garda Síochána, Ms Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, former Minister for Justice and former EU Commissioner; Lord David Anderson of Ipswich, KBE, QC, Brick Court Chambers, London; Professor Maura Conway, School of Law & Government, DCU; Ms Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner, Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission; Mr Liam Herrick, Executive Director of Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL); Ms Noeline Blackwell, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre; Professor Mary Rogan, TCD; Ms Eilis Barry, CEO of Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC); Dr Mick Feehan, former Assistant Commissioner of An Garda Síochána; Ms Marie Metcalfe, Community Activist; Dr Johnny Connolly, UL; Dr Sindy Joyce, Human Rights Defender and Member of the Council of State; Mr Tim Dalton, former Secretary General of the Department of Justice; Dr John Topping, QUB; Professor Siobhán Mullally, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUIG; Ms Sinéad Ryan, Secretary to the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland; Dr Alan Cusack, School of Law, UL; Professor Ursula Kilkelly, UCC and Oberstown; Ms Oonagh McPhillips, Deputy Secretary-General of the Department of Justice & Equality; and Ms Alyson Kilpatrick, Barrister and former Adviser to NI Policing Board.

Here is a link to the full programme with registration details:

Registration is free but as numbers are limited you are advised to register early.