Tag Archives: Well-being

Guest Blog: Aware Defeat Depression – Working to Reduce Depression in Northern Ireland

This months UNESCO Centre Guest Blog comes from Siobhan Doherty, Chief Executive of the Charity, Aware Defeat Depression.  The UNESCO Centre and Aware Defeat Depression are currently partnering to deliver a seminar on Maternal Mental Health and Education, on 22nd … Continue reading

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CYP Welcomes Minister to Children’s Rights Event in Galway

On 10th May the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre at the National University of Ireland, Galway, hosted an event addressing the child protection in Ireland. Ireland’s two UNESCO Chairs, Professor Pat Dolan and Professor Alan Smith welcomed a key note address: ‘A New Era in Child Protection’, delivered by Frances Fitzgerald, TD and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre Research For NICCY on the Impact of Welfare Reform in Northern Ireland

Marina Monteith, Policy Analyst with the Children and Youth Programme at the UNESCO Centre, writes on her research for the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People on Welfare Reform and the consequences for children in Northern Ireland. Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre Response to Northern Ireland Draft Programme for Government

The UNESCO Centre today submitted its response to the Northern Ireland Draft Programme for Government. Continue reading

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CYP Meets With Children and Youth Affairs Minister Frances Fitzgerald TD

Senior Research Team members from the Children and Youth Programme, a collaboration between the two UNESCO Chairs in Ireland at the University of Ulster and NUI Galway, travelled to Dublin on Friday to meet with the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald TD. Continue reading

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UN Professors Launch Joint Programme on Children and Young People in Ireland

Ireland’s two UNESCO Chair holders came together today to launch an innovative and exciting programme dedicated to improving the rights and well being of children and young people across Ireland. Continue reading

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