O'Flaherty Appointed Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

Prof. Micheal O’Flaherty  has been appointed as the new Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission. Prof. O’ Flaherty is a member of the UN Human Rights Committee, having been elected in 2004 and 2008. Prof. O’Flaherty will take up his position in September 2011, taking over from Prof. Monica McWilliams who has been the Chief Commissioner since 2005.

Seven new Commissioners of the NIHRC will also begin their work in September 2011.

O'Flaherty Appointed Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

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