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28th ICC meeting at the United Nations

16 Mar 2015

​16 March 2015

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission attended the 28th International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC) meeting. It took place from 11-13 March 2015 at the United Nations in Geneva.

Chief Commissioner Les Allamby joined the panel on National Inquiries by National Human Rights Institutions (NHRI’s). He presented progress to date on the Commission’s live Inquiry into Accident and Emergency Care in Northern Ireland.

The Commission also participated in the European Network of NHRI’s side event on A Human Rights Based Approach to the work of the Ombudsman.

Further Information:

  1. For further information please contact Claire Martin at or on 02890 243987.
  2. The NIHRC is a national human rights institution with A status accreditation from the United Nations (UN)
  3. The International Coordinating Committee for National Human Rights Institutions (ICC) is the international association of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) from all parts of the globe. Established in 1993, the ICC promotes and strengthens NHRIs to be in accordance with the Paris Principles, and provides leadership in the promotion and protection of human rights.