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TASC 2020 Annual Lecture
with Philip Alston -  2 December 6.30pm  

TASC are delighted to host Philip Alston for our 2020 TASC Annual Lecture. Mr. Alston will reflect on the findings of his most recent report to the Human Rights Council and the challenges we are now faced with, given the loss of life and livelihoods as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Register for this event here

Mental Health and COVID-19 

Today TASC held a round table on mental health and inequality in order to understand the impact of the pandemic on mental health issues, especially among low income and vulnerable groups. Our intention is to continue with this work in order to determine the role of socio-economic factors in driving particular mental health issues, how mental health issues affect inequality and best practice. Briefing document available here

TASC Conversations Series  

We were delighted to be joined by Tánaiste and Minister for Trade, Enterprise and Employment, Leo Varadkar yesterday in discussion with Kevin Cardiff. Watch back the conversation here.  The event was also covered by Ingrid Miley, RTE. Read here

The People’s Transition: 
Community-led Development for Climate Justice

Read the full report here.This publication proposes a participative decision-making model, The People’s Transition, that views climate action as an enabler of local development, gives people and communities ownership of the transition to zero carbon societies and enhances public support for a Just Transition by tackling inequality and raising standards of living through the delivery of climate solutions. Watch the launch here.

Degrowth’ in the North of Ireland – what is it, and why do we need it? by Seán Fearon 

Seán Fearon explores the concept of degrowth and asks what a degrowth economy could mean for the economy of Northern Ireland. Read on here

Media enquiries should be directed to:

Shana Cohen
Email: scohen@tasc.ie
Tel: +353 1 6169050

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