Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Michael O'Flaherty to Head Northern Irish Human Rights Commission

Michael O'Flaherty has been appointed as the new President of the Northern Irish Human Rights Commission. A veteran of United Nations human rights work, where he served in such places as Sierra Leone, Michael would be one of Ireland's foremost international human rights practitioners. He is currently serving his second term on the United Nations Human Rights Committee. In recent years, he has been professor of human rights at the University of Nottingham
Michael comes from Galway and has had a long association with the Irish Centre for Human Rights.
Michael O'Flaherty
Congratulations on your appointment, Michael.
Thanks to Anthony Cullen.

1 comment:

Mahmoud said...

Dear Prof. Schabas

My name is Mahmoud. for a project, I need to know
How did the UN member states reach to consensus in (CRC) on 18 as the age of childhood?

I would be very grateful if you answer this question or direct me to the best pass to find the answer