Public Sector Duty Training

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Introductory training on the Public Sector Duty with Community Law and Mediation organised by Limerick PPN

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All public bodies in Ireland have responsibility to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of their employees, customers, service users and everyone affected by their policies and plans. This is a legal obligation, called the Public Sector Equality and Human Rights Duty, and it originated in Section 42 of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Act 2014.

This training will be delivered via Zoom, 10am-1pm on Tuesday 26th January 2021

Zoom details will be sent to those who are registered nearer the date

ISL interpretation TBC for this event.

Places are limited. If you have booked and can no longer attend, please let PPN staff know. Only one person per PPN member group can register. If there are still spaces available nearer the date, we will let members know.

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This session will cover:

1. Overview of Public Sector Equality and Human Rights Duty

2. Who the duty applies to;

3. Equality and Human Rights Sources:

i. Equality Legislation;

ii. Constitutional Rights;

iii. European Convention on Human Rights;

iv. Other International Treaties and Conventions;

4. Implementing the duty in a public body

5. The role of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission in promoting and monitoring the implementation of the duty

6. Accountability of public bodies in implementing the duty

7. Pilot Case Studies

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