BBI participates in workshop on the UN Convention for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

January 9, 2014

University of Haifa, Israel
February 4, 2014
Migdal Eshkol, room 640

Program

11:00-11:15
Opening remarks. Prof. Arie Rimmerman, Richard Crossman Professor of Social Welfare & Social Planning, University of Haifa

11:15-12:00
Living in the community and legal capacity – Interpretation and realization of the CRPD. Prof. Gerard Quinn, Centre for Disability Law and Policy, NUI Galway

12:00-12:45
Aging population with disability in the perspective of the Convention.
Prof. Meindert Haveman, Dortmund University

12:45-13:30
Lunch

13:30-14:15
The UN Convention and family. Prof. Arie Rimmerman, Richard Crossman Professor of Social Welfare & Social Planning, University of Haifa

14:15-15:00
Challenges in implementation of the CRPD in Israel. Adv. Sharon Primor, Bizchut

15:00-15:30
Closing remarks. Prof. Peter Blanck, Burton Blatt Institute Syracuse University and Ahiya Kamara, Head of the Commission for Equal Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Contact Information:

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If you have any questions or require further information, please contact: 052-2664015