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Watching Ireland's UPR - Documenting Ireland's last appearance before the UN Human Rights Council - 6 October 2011
Watch timelapse footage of our banner being installed on Liberty Hall on 22 September 2011
Watch the New Full Length "Ireland's UPR" Video
The 'Your Rights Right Now' Roadtrip
The 'Your Rights. Right Now' UPR campaign launch, 31 January 2011
Video of Ireland's appearance at UN Human Rights Council - 15 March 2012 Geneva
Watch the Your Rights Right Now campaign's contribution by Deirdre Duffy at 34m 40s.
On 15 March 2012, Ireland will again appear before the United Nations as part of our commitments under the Universal Periodic Review or UPR. Ireland's ambassador to the UN, His Excellency Mr Gerard Corr, will outline which of the 50 outstanding recommendations from fellow UN Member States Ireland has chosen to accept and how we intend to implement those recommendations before Ireland's next UPR appearance in 2016. During the session the UN will formally adopt Ireland's first UPR report.
Join us here at 11am on Thursday 15 March to watch live coverage of the 19th Session of the UN Human Rights Council and find out "What's the score on UPR!"
Orla Tinsley joins rights campaigners to launch the "Your Rights Right Now" campaign's flagship 25 metre-high 'Save the date' banner, which was unfurled on Dublin's Liberty Hall on 22 September 2011.
The Your Rights Right Now/ Youthreach Human Rights Competition prizegiving, which was held on 27 September 2011 at the Office for the Ombudsman for Children. Prizewinner Lauren Donovan will will accompany our partners in the 'Your Rights Right Now' campaign in the delegation to Ireland's international examination in Geneva on 6 October 2011. She will visit the European headquarters of the United Nations and watch Minister of Justice Alan Shatter TD being asked questions about Ireland's human rights record, learning first hand about the workings of the international human rights system. Watch Lauren's winning video on You Tube HERE.
Above: Thomas Larkin (Third Place), Lauren Donovan (First Place) and Clare King (Second Place) with Mark Kelly, Director of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties and Ken Breen of Gallagher Shatter Solicitors, sponsors of the first prize
Below: Noeline Blackwell, Director General of FLAC, presenting Lauren Donovan with her winner's certificate.