Disability in employment and beyond

Monday, 17 September 2018

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Co-organised by ERA,  the EFC’s Disability Thematic Network and the European Disability Forum (EDF), on behalf of the European Commission (contracting authority), this training will give participants an in-depth and concrete insight into several legal aspects related to disability in employment and beyond, in particular into disability discrimination.

Key topics

  • Employment, reasonable accommodation and accessibility under the UNCRPD
  • EU disability law
  • Definition of disability
  • Legal capacity
  • Data protection of persons with disabilities
  • EU Accessibility Act
  • Accessible public procurement
  • Accessibility of electronic communications

Who should attend?

Lawyers, legal staff of NGOs, academics and other legal trainers from all EU Member States, plus Iceland and Liechtenstein.
Application procedure:

There is no seminar fee. The number of places at the event is limited and participation is subject to a selection procedure.

A response will be given to every applicant shortly after the deadline.

Participants who are selected will receive a significant contribution to their travel and accommodation costs.

Application deadline: 10 August 2018

Language: English and International Sign Language (simultaneous interpretation)

This event will be live-streamed.




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