Conference on Alternatives to Prison: Pushing for Policy Change
NUI Galway - May 1st 2009
The MA in Public Advocacy & Activism at the Huston School of Film & Digital Media is co-hosting with The Irish Centre for Human Rights a conference on the current prison system and alternatives to prison which will take place in NUI Galway on May 1st, 2009.
Download final programme.
Opening Address: Michael D.Higgins
• Dr. Paul O'Mahony, Trinity College Dublin
• Liam Herrick, Irish Penal Reform Trust
• Dr.Ursula Kilkelly, University College Cork
• Peter McVerry, SJ, Peter McVerry Trust
• Diarmuid Griffin, NUI Galway
• Charlie Flanagan, Fine Gael Spokesperson on Justice, Equality & Law Reform
• Brian Purcell, Director General of the Prison Services
• The issue of Drugs and lack of Rehabilition
• Alternatives to Incarceration
• Juvenile Justice
• Restorative Justice Initiatives
The conference will run from 12.30 – 17.30 on Friday May 1st, in the Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUI Galway.
CPD POINTS AVAILABLE
There is no conference fee, however places must be booked by emailing Andrea Breslin, indicating name and organisation/affiliation: