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Police Reform North and South: Learning from the past and planning for the future

A second joint seminar from ICCL and CAJ to reflect on policing reform on the island of Ireland, building on discussions at our prior event held last year.

When: 9.15am to 5pm, Thursday 24 March 2022

Where: Westin Hotel, Dublin OR virtual

Following on from our ‘PSNI@20’ conference in November 2021, CAJ and ICCL are holding a second joint conference on policing. We stand at a key juncture for advancing and sustaining policing reform North and South, and with this comes an opportunity for us to reflect on past successes, current challenges, and risks for the future around human rights and policing. During this full day seminar, we will hear from policy makers, academics, practitioners, and others with a direct involvement in police reform and oversight.

Speakers will include:

  • Minister for Justice Helen McEntee
  • Marie Anderson, Police Ombudsman, NI
  • Bob Collins, Chair Policing Authority
  • John Wadham, Human Rights Advisor, NI Policing Board
  • Emily Logan, GSOC
  • David Anderson QC, former UK Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation and cross-bench peer
  • Daniel Holder, CAJ
  • Prof Fiona De Londras, University of Birmingham
  • Deputy Commissioner Shawna Coxon, An Garda
  • Andy George, National Black Police Association (UK)
  • Yasmin Cader, Deputy Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Dr Vicky Conway, Dublin City University, Member of the Commission on the Future of Policing
  • Alyson Kilpatrick, current Chief Commissioner of NIHRC and former Human Rights Advisor to the Policing Board
  • Prof Donncha O’Connell, NUI Galway, Member of the Commission on the Future of Policing
  • John O’Callaghan, Department of Justice
  • Sir George Hamilton, former Chief Constable PSNI

To learn more or to register, please visit Eventbrite. This is a hybrid event. Please join us in person or online.

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