Posts tagged ‘Human Rights’
Guest blog by Professor Ray Murphy of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, looking at the failings of the International Criminal Court – and inviting the reader to the Summer School on this topic.
One of the great untold stories is that the world has witnessed greater absolute improvements in health, wealth, and education in the past decade than in any comparable period in human history. It may not look like that, as too often media and NGO reports highlight the many problems in developing countries, but the overall story of “global development” is a positive one.
A list of the many apps for mobile phones that are relevant for people working for human development anywhere.
The formation of a new Government is a unique opportunity for Ireland to develop a new foreign policy, more explicitly based on the fulfilment of human rights.
As Ireland prepares for the UN’s assessment of its human rights track record, we argue that States have a legal obligation, under human rights treaties, to ensure the realisation of people’s rights at home as well as abroad.