Here, in alphabetical order, are some links that will provide you with information on children's rights and/or human rights issues at national, European or international level. Do also view our complete list of Alliance member organisations.
We will be adding to this page periodically.
The Children's Mental Health Coalition's vision is that Ireland should be one of the best places in the world to be a child, where every child’s right to mental health is realised. Not only does the Government have a legal and moral obligation to improve the lives of children in Ireland, it has the power to make this happen.
The Child Rights Information Network (CRIN) is a global network that disseminates information about the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and children's rights among non-governmental organisations (NGOs), United Nations' agencies, inter-governmental organisation (IGOs), educational institutions and other children's rights experts.
The Council of Europe was founded in 1949 to maintain and develop the ideals of individual freedom, rule of law and democratic principles through greater unity.
Representative forum for young people.
The End Child Poverty Coalition is a partnership of eight national non-governmental organisations that have come together to achieve a common goal: end child poverty in Ireland.
The Equality Authority is an independent body set up under the Employment Equality Act 1998. The Equality Authority seeks to achieve positive change in the situation and experience of those groups and individuals experiencing inequality by stimulating and supporting a commitment to equality.
A network of organisations and individuals working in and across Europe to improve the quality of life of children and young people.
ENOC provides information on the work of offices of Ombudsmen for Children in Europe.
Forum on Migration and Communications. Launched in March 2007, The Forum on Migration and Communications (FOMACS) is a collaborative public media project, producing film, photographic, digital storytelling, radio, animation and print stories on the topic of immigration and integration in Ireland, with the aim of reaching and engaging diverse audiences.
FLAC is an independent human rights organisation dedicated to the realisation of equal access to justice for all. It campaigns through advocacy, strategic litigation and authoritative analysis for the eradication of social and economic exclusion.
The Human Rights Commission Act 2000, confers a wide ranging jurisdiction on the Commission to promote and protect human rights as defined both in international agreements to which Ireland is a party and in the Constitution.
A cross border human rights education initiative for primary schools.
This site offers information on the role of the Office of the Minister for Children and its key policy areas.
The Ombudsman for Children was established under the Ombudsman for Children Act 2002. The main functions of the Office are to promote the rights and welfare of children and to investigate complaints made by children or on behalf of children against public bodies, schools and public hospitals.
Teen Between is a specialised counselling service designed to help young people cope with their parent's separation or divorce. It can also help young adults who have experienced their parent’s separation during their teenage years.
Web site for the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.