Public Sector Duty (The IHREC Act 2014)

Guidance on Implementing the Public Sector Duty

Following pilots in six public bodies (including UCC), the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission’s guidance on Implementing the Public Sector Equality and Human Rights Duty, is published and live on their website.

The guidance is accompanied online by video case studies from the pilot projects, FAQ’s, resources and details of upcoming information events.


The full guidance in English and Irish is available to download directly at the link below:

UCC's PSD Pilot

Over the course of 2017 & 2018, UCC took part in the pilot of the implementation of the Public Sector Duty in accordance with Article 42 of the IHREC Act 2014.  As part of its annual self-assessment, UCC actions, led by the EDI Unit, have been agreed and are published here: UCC Public Sector Duty Assessment & Proposed Actions

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Unit

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