Sunday, March 8, 2009

Nuala O'Loan

From the Belfast Telegraph:
"The North's former Police Ombudsman, Nuala O'Loan, has been appointment as Ireland's United Nations envoy on women and peace-making.

The announcement has been made by Foreign Affairs Minister Michael Martin to mark International Women's Day.

The establishment of the role is part of the Government's action plan for developing policies within the UN on women, peace and security.

Ms O'Loan has worked as a human rights lawyer and is also Ireland's Ambassador for Conflict Resolution."

Web Links:
Wikipedia - Nuala O'Loan
Equality & Human Rights Commission - Dame Nuala O'Loan
BBC News - O'Loan UN Envoy

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