PILnet is pleased to announce our 2022 Global Forum Keynote Speaker, Maeve O’Rourke!
Maeve O’Rourke has a long history of fighting for human rights and was appointed by the Northern Ireland Executive to work with institutional and family separation abuse survivors as part of a three-person independent Truth Recovery Design Panel and published recommendations for a detailed framework for a human rights-based truth-telling process. She is also voluntary co-director of the evidence-gathering initiative, ‘Clann: Ireland’s Unmarried Mothers and their Children: Gathering the Data’. Read her bio here.
This year’s Global Forum in Dublin, October 17-19, will convene legal professionals, civil society actors, and academics from around the world to develop strategies for using the law to address challenges facing society, both locally and globally on topics such as access to justice for refugees, role of technology in pro bono, pro bono for children’s rights, climate action, and the effect of ESG and global trends on pro bono practices.