Dr Claire Breen

Claire Breen

Professor (Law)

Qualifications: BCL NUI LLM PhD Nott

About Claire

Dr Breen holds a BCL from the National University of Ireland (University College Cork). She also holds an LLM (International Law) and a PhD from the University of Nottingham.

Papers Taught

Research Interests

  • Public Law & Social Justice
  • International Law

Claire Breen’s current research interests focus upon the confluence of international human rights law and international humanitarian law, with a particular interest in States' legal obligations arising from post-conflict reconstruction. Dr Breen has previously published extensively in the area of children's rights.

Dr Breen is currently supervising doctoral candidates and has supervised LLM students in the past. She continues to welcome applications for doctoral and graduate supervision for any subject within international human rights law, international humanitarian law and the laws relating to peace operations.

Recent Publications

  • Breen, C. M. (2017). The declaration and the implementation of the rights of the indigenous child in Aotearoa. In A. Erueti (Ed.), International Indigenous Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand (pp. 86-98). Wellington: Victoria University Press.

  • Breen, C. M. (2017). Economic and social rights and the maintenance of international peace and security. Routledge.

  • Breen, C. M. (2017). The role of human rights in maintaining peace and security. In M. Bedggood, K. Gledhill, & I. McIntosh (Eds.), International Human Rights Law in Aotearoa New Zealand (pp. 869-892). Wellington, New Zealand: Thomson Reuters.

  • Breen, C. M. (2017). Interpreting the child’s rights to equality and non-discrimination: The value of embracing difference. In Colloquium on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Implementation Project. Conference held Norway.

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Human Rights; Law

Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Breen, Prof Claire 6037 cbreen N.4.12 Law, Faculty of

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