OMEP Ireland Conference 2020
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OMEP Ireland is pleased to announce our national conference ‘2020 Vision for EYE’ will be held online on 7th November 2020 at 11am. This very special event consisting of 5 esteemed Keynote speakers is a free event for our members. CPD certificates can be purchased for a small fee. The OMEP Ireland Conference 2020 is sponsored by TeachKloud – An innovative early childhood management system: http://www.teachkloud.com
Keynote Speaker Professor Aoife Nolan
Aoife Nolan is Professor of International Human Rights Law and Co-Director of the Human Rights Law Centre at the University of Nottingham. In early 2017, she was elected to the Council of Europe’s European Committee of Social Rights, Europe’s leading economic and social rights monitoring body. In 2018, she served on the Scottish First Minister’s Advisory Group on Human Rights Leadership and is currently a member of the Scottish Government’s UNCRC Working Group to input on the best model of incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scottish law. She has published extensively in the areas of children’s rights, including in the areas of international human rights law and constitutional law. Aoife has acted as an expert advisor to a wide range of international and national organisations and bodies working on child rights issues, including numerous UN Special Procedures, UN treaty-monitoring bodies, the Council of Europe, multiple NHRIs and NGOs. Her publications include: the prize-winning Children’s Socio-economic Rights, Democracy & the Courts (Hart, 2011), Economic and Social Rights after the Global Financial Crisis (CUP, 2014) and ‘Protecting the Child from Poverty: The Role of Rights in the Council of Europe’ (Council of Europe, 2019). She has held visiting positions at academic institutions in Europe, Africa, the US and Australia. She is an Academic Expert member at Doughty Street Chambers where she co-leads the Children’s Rights Group.