CFRC in the News

Mairead McGuinness MEP was unable to attend an event in Brussels for the Responding to Child to Parent Violence (RCPV) Project but was able to meet with the project team on the 20th February in Galway. Eileen Lauster suggested meeting with Mairead in the ILAS to talk about the project and also to present on the work and aims of the Institute.

A Galway based development charity marked it’s landmark 10th anniversary with an emotional and heartfelt birthday celebration at the city’s state of the art new Institute for Lifecourse and Society at NUIG, last month.

UNESCO Chairs, Professor Pat Dolan, UNESCO Chair in Children, Youth and Civic Engagement at NUI Galway and Professor Mark Brennan, UNESCO Chair in Community, Leadership, and Youth Development at Pennsylvania State University updated the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova on recent activities of a Global Network of UNESCO Chairs on Children, Youth and Community and planned engagement in the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum taking place in November 2015, as an integral part of the 38th session of the UNESCO General Conference.

Dr Geoffrey Shannon launched the Irish Branch of BASPCAN at the National University of Ireland, Galway on Thursday, December 4th 2014.