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Public Meeting: Implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: 10 April 2013

The New Zealand Centre for Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice and Auckland Disability Law presents...

Public Meeting with Magdolna Birtha, NUI Galway

Implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

  • Date and Time: 3 April 2013, 3-4pm
  • Venue: Algie Lecture Theatre, 2nd Floor, Building 801, University of Auckland Law School, 9-17 Eden Crescent, Auckland

Ms Birtha is a researcher at the NUI Galway; she is exploring the framework for implementing and monitoring the CRPD. Under Article 33, this is supposed to involve the government, civil society and an appropriate independent mechanism or mechanisms. Ms Birtha is exploring good practice in this regard. She will report on her research to date and outline her ongoing programme. This is an opportunity to share ideas on this important question.

RSVP and Contact info:

k.gledhill@auckland.ac.nz

Step free access is via 9 Eden Crescent (which is Building 801), taking the lift from the ground floor; alternatively, via 17 Eden Crescent, using the ramp and then proceeding to Building 801 via the front of the Law Library building.

NZSL interpreters have been booked: please let us know by 27 March if you require them, or have any other access requirements not met by the step free access.

Participating in international research:

If you would like to participate in Magdolna’s research project about implementation and monitoring of UNCRPD, please contact nicola.owen@adl.org.nz for more information or to arrange an interview time.  Magdolna will be in Auckland 3-5 and 9 April and in Wellington 8 April.

Auckland Disability Law
Phone 09 257 5140
Fax 09 275 4693
Mobile 0274575140
email info@adl.org.nz
www.aucklanddisabilitylaw.org.nz