EU Disability Law and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities seminar

Monday, 25 September 2017

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The EFC Disability Thematic Network is cooperating with the Academy of European Law (ERA) and the European Disability Forum in the organisation of 6 seminars on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) and EU disability law.

This seminar, EU Disability Law and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for legal practitioners, will take place on 25-26 September 2017 in Trier, Germany. The aim of this seminar is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and legal tools to use the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) combined with the relevant EU law in their daily practice.

Key topics

  • The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)
  • Disability in EU law
  • The legal status of the UNCRPD and its role as an interpretative tool
  • Litigation of the rights of persons with disabilities – judicial and non-judicial remedies
  • Securing access to justice for persons with disabilities
  • Detention of persons with disabilities
  • Disability in employment and beyond

Legal practitioners, including lawyers, members of NGOs and equality bodies with a legal background, law academics from EU Member States, Iceland or Liechtenstein are encouraged to attend.

More information on the programme and participation is available on ERA’s website.

Download the programme in English.

Complete the online application form. Please note that the deadline for submission of applications is 10 August 2017

Organiser

EFC, ERA and European Disability Forum

Venue

ERA Conference Centre
Metzer Allee 4, Trier, 1000 Germany
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