Annual Conference on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2020

Organizer

Academy of European Law – ERA

Location

Online

Date

21 Oct 2020 - 23 Oct 2020

Time

08:00 - 13:00

Annual Conference on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2020

Objective

The online conference will address the barriers that persons with disabilities still face when accessing justice in practice, in particular persons deprived of their legal capacity and obliged to act through an appointed legal guardian.

This conference will provide a forum for discussion of the challenges involved in the application of key notions of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, relevant EU law and the European Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, as well as of best practice in the field.

Key topics

  • Article 13 of the UNCRPD
  • Recent CJEU and ECtHR case law
  • Disability and gender
  • Right to liberty and security
  • Child-friendly justice
  • Procedural accommodation
  • Innovative approaches to supported decision-making

 

Further information and registration

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