The Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Initiative (ESCRI) is a coalition of over 60 civil society organisations that support strengthening the protection of economic, social and cultural rights in the Irish Constitution.
What: Conference – Making Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Meaningful
When: 10.30 am to 3:30pm 29 March 2017.
Where: Oak Room, Mansion House, Dawson St., Dublin 2.
This event will bring together a range of stakeholders to discuss how enforceable ESC rights such as housing and health would impact on individuals and groups in Ireland, drawing on experiences from other European States where ESC rights have been given legal protection.
Keynote address: Jamie Burton – Public Lawyer, Doughty Street Chambers
- Dr. Helen Johnston – National Economic and Social Council
- Professor Colin Harvey – Queen’s University
- Professor Gerry Whyte – Trinity College Dublin
- Siobhan Curran – Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre
- Eoin Carroll – Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice
- Dr Austin O’Carroll
- Debbie Mulhall – Dolphin House Community Development Association and founding member of Rialto Rights in Action
- Dr Mary Murphy – Maynooth University and Member of IHREC
- Eilis Barry – FLAC
- Dr Padraic McKenna – NUI Galway
- Michael Farrell