News for: Conflict, Rights, And Security

RTÉ Brainstorm – Whose business is human rights?

Whitaker Institute member Dr Shane Darcy, cluster leader of Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security, has written a new piece for RTÉ Brainstorm. The article looks at the relationship between business and human rights, a key topic in international organisations now. Whose business is human rights? Analysis: the relationship between business and human rights is now on… | Read on »

The Business Post – Judging where we now stand

Future judicial appointments: Whitaker Institute member, Dr Eoin Daly of the Conflict Humanitarianism and Security Cluster spoke to the Business Post about future judicial appointments and the damage to the court system after the Justice Séamus Woulfe debacle. Read the article here.

Publication of ‘Haven’ Book by Dr John Morrissey

Book overview Whitaker Institute member Dr John Morrissey (Geography) has published his fifth book, Haven (Edward Elgar 2020), which presents a transformative understanding of security in responding to the Mediterranean refugee crisis by drawing critically on the UN concept of ‘human security’. The book was supported by the Academic Council on the United Nations System, an NUI Publications Prize and… | Read on »

RTÉ Brainstorm – Why are Russian military aircraft flying in Irish controlled airspace?

Whitaker Institute member Professor Ray Murphy, of the Conflict, Humanitarianism and Security cluster, has written a new piece on RTÉ Brainstorm. The article looks at the recent reports of Russian military aircrafts in airspace controlled by Ireland. Why are Russian military aircraft flying in Irish controlled airspace? Tupolev TU-95 bombers fly over Moscow’s Red Square during… | Read on »