EU Disability Law and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities workshop no. 2

Monday, 29 May 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.

The second workshop, EU Disability Law and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, will take place on 29-30 May 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 include:

  • The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)
  • Disability in EU law
  • Implementing the UNCRPD in the EU
  • Legal capacity under Art. 12 of the UNCRPD
  • Disability in employment-related policies: reasonable accommodation and the right to equality and non-discrimination
  • Accessibility in EU law and the UNCRPD: public procurement, ICT, built environment

National civil servants and staff of NGOs, DPOs and equality bodies from all EU Member States, plus Iceland and Liechtenstein can apply to participate until 10 April 2017.

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

Download the programme in English.

Download the programme in Italian

Complete the online application form.

Organiser

EFC, ERA and European Disability Forum

Venue

ERA Conference Centre
Metzer Allee 4, Trier, 1000 Germany
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