Date Posted: 11th January, 2016

Agenda for the ELI international conference is finalised

 

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Upholding Rights! International Conference

Royal College of Physicians in Dublin

6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2  

9.30-16.00

 

Thursday, January 14, 2016

 9.30

Registration & Coffee

9.50

Welcome by John Cunningham, Chair of Board of Immigrant Council of Ireland  

 Chair Brian Killoran, CEO Immigrant Council of Ireland

10.00

John McDaid, Chief Executive of the Legal Aid Board

The importance of legal aid for victims of crime: the situation in Ireland

 

10.10

Detective Superintendent Anne Marie Cagney, Garda National Protective Services Bureau

The work of the Garda National Protective Services Bureau – Human Trafficking and Victim’s Support.

10.20

Kevin Hyland, UK Anti-Slavery Commissioner

The U.K. experience in monitoring Anti-Trafficking laws and policies

 

10.35

Katie Mannion, Solicitor, Immigrant Council of Ireland  

Implementing ELI in the ICI independent law centre

 

10.45

Q&A

11.00

Coffee Break (15 mins)

 Chair Noeline Blackwell, Director General of FLAC and ICI Board

11.15

Dr. Parosha Chandran, Human Rights Barrister and Recipient of the TIP Hero Award 2015

Discussion on the right to compensation and relevant case law.

A practical approach to non-punishment

 

 

11.40

Q&A

 

11.50

Dr. Esohe Aghatise, Executive Director of Iroko

Legal Aid and Service Provision for victims of human trafficking with severe trauma

 

12.15

 

Professor Siobhan Mullally, Member and first vice-president of GRETA

Victims’ Rights: Positive obligations and the Council of Europe Anti-trafficking Convention

 

 

12.40

Q&A

 

12.55

Closing Remarks

 

13.00

Lunch Break

 

14.00

Thematic Panel 1:          Practical Lessons

 

Panelists:

Kirsty Thomson (Scotland): The Principles of Early Legal Intervention

Héilean Rosenstock Armie (Ireland): The Need for ELI: Case Studies

Genoveva Tisheva (Bulgaria): Legal aid for returning victims of trafficking

 

 

             Moderator:

Denise Charlton, member of EC Expert Group on Human Trafficking

 

15.00

Thematic Panel 2:          The Future of ELI

 

Panelists:

Dalia Puidokiene (Lithuania): Early legal intervention: A preventive measure against re-trafficking 

Durdica Kolarec (Croatia): Early Legal Intervention: Attention to victims with special needs

Markella Papadouli (AIRE): The ELI Training Toolkit: A New Tool for Practitioners

 

 

             Moderator:

Moderator: Nusha Yonkova, Anti-trafficking Manager Immigrant Council of Ireland

 

15.50

Closing remarks by Brian Killoran, CEO Immigrant Council of Ireland

 
 
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