Legal Capacity of Persons with Disabilities – Seminar for Legal Practitioners

Monday, 26 March 2018

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Organised by the Academy of European Law, this seminar is relevant in particular for lawyers, legal teams and academics. Offering training for participants and an in-dept insight into the right to equal recognition before the law under Article 12 of the UNCRPD and the UNCRPD Committee’s General Comment no. 1, as well as the safeguards and standards it entails.

Legal capacity affects all aspects of the life of persons with disabilities and there is a need for better understanding of the obligations of States Parties to ensure supported decision-making for all persons with disabilities and how this can be organised at national and local level effectively and with legal guarantees.

Key topics addressed include: access to justice, right to political participation, family life, right to liberty and security and supported decision making. 

For more information please see the event programme: Legal capacity of persons with disabilities

To attend please fill in the online application form. Please note, deadline for applications is 20 February 2018. 


March 26 @ 08:30
March 27 @ 13:30
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Academy of European Law


ERA Conference Centre
Metzer Allee 4, Trier, 54295 Germany
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