Programme Information for the International Conference on the UNCRPD

International conference on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

10.30am to 5pm – Wednesday 10th May 2017  at the Celtic Suite, Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin 1

Several leading disability rights groups in Ireland, North and South, are sponsoring a conference in Dublin on Wednesday 10th May on how to best […]

By |May 8th, 2017|CRPD, Human Rights, Past Events|0 Comments

Campaigning for Change: A Voice

by Codi Norred
In the final weeks of July earlier this year, over one hundred advocates from around the world attended a three-day residential Summer School in Dublin, Ireland to explore effective campaigning strategies for creating social change. The conference itself consisted of workshops and panels, the participants of which were heavily involved in the […]

By |January 12th, 2017|Featured, Human Rights, Marriage Equality, Past Events, Summer School|0 Comments

WE DO! Ireland’s Victory for Marriage Equality and Lessons for Other Campaigns for Change by David Hawkins

“No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. …  ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right.” The Supreme Court of the United States, Obergefell v. Hodges, June 26, 2015


From left to right: […]

By |December 21st, 2016|Featured, Human Rights, Marriage Equality, Past Events, Summer School|0 Comments

Watch Litigating for Change feature on NVTV

SCI recently partnered with the Law Centre NI and The Atlantic Philanthropies to host a three day conference on Strategic Litigation. NVTV came along to cover the event for their local news programme, Focal Point. Watch the programme below, and please note that the segment on Litigating for Change starts around 09:20 into the programme.


By |November 7th, 2016|Human Rights, Past Events, Strategic Litigation|0 Comments

Litigating for Social Change Conference

Registration is now open

Registration is now open for the Litigating for Social Change conference, which will take place in  the Assembly Buildings Conference Centre, Belfast from 19th – 21st October 2016.  Please follow the link to Eventbrite to purchase tickets.  The conference will bring together NGOs, community activists, litigators, academics and funders to reflect on […]

By |September 22nd, 2016|Human Rights, Past Events, Strategic Litigation|0 Comments