Commissioner 12 Apr, 2019

Commissioner presents Legacy Considerations to Irish Government for first time

This week, Northern Ireland’s Victims’ Commissioner presented to the Irish government on her recent Legacy advice on the 2018 Legacy Consultation proposals in the context of ongoing Brexit negotiations and the implementation of the PEACE IV Programme.

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Policy and Research 11 Mar, 2019

UK and Irish Government Cooperation Key to Delivering Successful Legacy Institutions For all Victims and Survivors

The Commissioner for Victims and Survivors has called on the UK Government to deliver a co-ordinated approach with the Irish Government in the implementation of upcoming Legislation on Legacy institutions.

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Commission 08 Mar, 2019

International Women’s Day 2019

Today is International Women’s Day; a day that aims to bring focus on gender equality, or inequality, in various aspects of everyday life. This year’s theme is ‘better the balance, better the world’, with the overall vision being to build towards a gender balanced world.

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Consultations 27 Feb, 2019

Commission Responds to the Government’s 'Strategy for Our Veterans' consultation

The Commission responds to a range of relevant consultations to ensure that policy makers are informed about issues affecting victims and survivors. On 14 November 2018 the UK-wide Strategy for Our Veterans was published. This government strategy sets out principles and aims needed to meet the needs of older veterans as well as the wider veteran community over the next ten years.

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Policy and Research 30 Jan, 2019

PEACE IV Victims and Survivors Research Programme: Addressing Needs and Contributing to a Better Future

In December 2018, the Centre for Cross Border Studies (CCBS) launched their annual Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland in the Moot Court, QUB School of Law. The journal features an article written by Dr Neil Foster, Research Officer at the Commission for Victims and Survivors.

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