COE Conference on "Promoting Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Ambitions, Impact and Challenges Ahead"

Europe, November 4 2015

The Committee of Experts on the rights of people with disabilities of the Council of Europe is organizing, in partnership with the Ministry of Justice and Equality of Ireland, a Conference on “Promoting Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Ambitions, Impact and Challenges Ahead” on 5-6 November 2015, Dublin, Ireland.

The aims of the conference are to:

  • Take stock of the implementation of the Council of Europe Disability Action Plan including impact on policy and legislative developments;
  • Present good practices identified in the framework of the implementation of the Council of Europe Action Plan;
  • Present challenges faced with its implementation;
  • Set out the priorities and main lines of action for the future Council of Europe Disability Strategy (post-2015 four-year disability framework), focusing at enhancing/assisting in the implementation of the UN CRPD;
  • Facilitate partnerships and networks among stakeholders including government officials, specialised agencies and institutions, persons with disabilities, civil society, regional and international organisations.

For more information, visit http://www.coe.int/t/dg3/disability/DisabilityDublinConference2015_en.asp

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