Establishing Equality and Non-Discrimination: The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities' New Model of Inclusive Equality

Free Public Lecture

Establishing Equality and Non-Discrimination: The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities' New Model of Inclusive Equality

David P. Derham Lecture Theatre, Level 1
Law

Parkville

185 Pelham Street

Booking not required

Professor Theresia Degener, Chair of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Professor of Law and Disability Studies (Protestant University of Applied Sciences, RWL, Germany), will discuss the challenges and the opportunities the CRPD Committee has faced in its 10 years of treaty body work.

She will focus in particular on the latest draft General Comment on Equality and Non-Discrimination which seeks to establish a new model of equality – called inclusive equality – in international human rights law.

  • Please note that due to public demand, this event has been moved to the David P. Derham Lecture Theatre

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