ERA Roadmap Launch with guest of honour- Rev Jesse L Jackson
'Today we are free, but not equal'
ERA input to Sheehy Skeffington School 2013
“It is vital that the merger process, including the legislation to set up the IHREC, creates the conditions to realise the potential to address inequality and human rights concerns more coherently” .
FRA report on access to redress in cases of discrimination across the EU
This report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) examines the process of seeking redress in cases of discrimination.
The report contributes to making justice accessible by providing a detailed analysis of what the EU Member State bodies that deal with cases of discrimination do to support possible victims of discrimination and offer them redress.
The research examines whether the measures that are in place are effective, and looks at what is needed to enhance them.
ERA submission to the proposals outlined in Minister Bruton's "Blueprint to Deliver a World-Class Work Relations Service" April 2012
ERA briefing note to ECRI delegation in advance of their visit to Ireland Feb 2012
ERA submission to Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence on proposed merger of Equality Authority and Irish Human Rights Commission
ERA submission to Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on proposed merger of employment rights bodies
Equality & Rights Alliance- Shadow report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination- in response to the Irish Government’s combined second and third progress report under ICERD
'Downgrading Equality and Human Rights- Assessing the Impact'
ERA Complaint and Petition to EU 2009
ERA lodged a legal complaint with the European Commission stating that Ireland is in breach of EU equality law.
Read the Complaint in full
A corresponding petition was sent to the EU Parliament
Equality & Rights Alliance presented its petition to the EU Parliaments petition committee in May 2010.
Speaking at the debate to support ERA were MEPs Proinsias De Rossa, Marian Harkin and Joe Higgins.