21st September 2015
The IPRT submission to the United Nations Universal Periodic Review focuses on the protection and promotion of human rights in Irish prisons and places of detention. The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) provides for the review of the human rights practices of all States in the world. It is conducted once every four years.
Download here: IPRT Submission in advance of the 25th Session of the UPR Working Group
IPRT also made a submission by way of the 'Your Rights, Right Now' Irish Civil Society Coalition (cross-sectoral) report, led by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties.
Download here: Your Rights, Right Now Civil Society Stakeholder Report for Ireland's 2nd Universal Periodic Review
Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.