"It's the way human rights work should be, but isn't, done"
Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
"When still Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe I met representatives of this grassroots organisation and became very impressed by their dedication, humane values and effective strategy. Indeed, I referred to PPR often when discusssing with human rights activits in other parts of Europe - I saw the PPR team as a model and inspiration for others. Their work has been truly groundbreaking in their efforts to provide rights to people in deprived areas includng those homeless"
Thomas Hammarberg, former Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner
"The continuation of Inez McCormack's work through Participation and the Practice of Rights will be the best tribute for her"
President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins
"The work being done by the Seven Towers Residents with the support of Participation and the Practice of Rights consists of a unique experience that combines a human rights based approach to housing and accountability in decision-making"
Raquel Rolnik, former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing
"The important work being done by the Right to Work: Right to Welfare group in Belfast, Northern Ireland to hold the government accountable through the grassroots development and use of human rights indicators and benchmarks is crucial and should be praised as a promising practice to be followed"
Ms. Magdalena Sepulveda Carmona, former United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights