Community Workers Co-operative and BeLonG To receive Maynooth University John O’Connell Awards
Maynooth University has awarded two national organisations—the Community Workers Co-operative and BeLonG To—this year’s John O’Connell Awards for their outstanding commitment and contribution aimed at creating a just, equal and inclusive society.
Date: Monday, 15 June 2015
Call for Travellers’ right to be acknowledged as a minority ethnic group in Irish society
The Irish government should act immediately to respect Travellers’ right to be acknowledged as a minority ethnic group in Irish society, said Anastasia Crickley, Head of Applied Social Studies at Maynooth University and Vice President of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) at a recent seminar.
Date: Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Promoting & Progressing the Rights of Persons from Minority Groups
Co-hosted by the Centre for Rights, Recognition & Redistribution, Dept of Applied Social Studies and Dept of Law
Date: Monday, 27 April 2015
3rd Maynooth International Youth Studies Conference: Information
"Youth on the Move?", Tuesday 23rd & Wednesday 24th June 2015
Date: Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Anastia Crickley, Vice President CERD Speaks at UN Human Rights Council
Anastasia Crickley, Vice President CERD speaks at UN Human Rights Council.
Date: Thursday, 12 March 2015
Interfaith Prayer Service: In solidarity and support of the victims and survivors of the Ebola virus
On Saturday Feb 21st the Liberia Solidarity Group and the Sierra Leone Ireland Partnership held an Interfaith Service to reflect on the consequences of the Ebola Crisis in West Africa, remember the victims and those who are left behind.
Date: Tuesday, 24 February 2015
Seminar Marking International Human Rights Day
Marking International Human Rights Day at Maynooth University, the Department of Applied Social Studies hosted a seminar, welcoming four Irish human rights advocates.
Date: Friday, 12 December 2014
Centre for Youth Research and Development launch Evaluation of Project Futsal
'A Longitudinal Evaluation of Project Futsal' undertaken by the Centre for Youth Research and Development in the Department of Applied Social Studies was recently launched
Date: Friday, 05 December 2014
Reflecting on Rights, Re-structuring and Results: Global Reflections and Irish Realities
The Rights, Re-structuring and Results: Global Reflections and Irish Realities conference took place in Maynooth University on 13-14 November. Over 200 people attended the opening sessions, which saw a range of thought provoking and timely inputs
Date: Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Leading international community development and human rights experts call for re-investment in communities in Ireland
Leading national and international community development and human rights experts meeting at Maynooth University have highlighted the need for a renewed emphasis on meaningful participation towards real democracy in Ireland, with specific emphasis on the participation and empowerment of those most marginalised in society.
Date: Friday, 14 November 2014