CONFERENCE: International Seminar on CRPD with Special Focus on Disability in Development
CRPD Added Value? -Seminar in Helsinki 20-21 May 2008
VIKE – The Center for Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities is organizing an International Seminar on the Implications of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – with Special Focus on Disability in Development. The Seminar will be held in English and translation into Finnish will be available.
The seminar is open to all actors in the field. Especially persons with disabilities, organizations of persons with disabilities, government representatives, researchers, students, and other persons interested in the situation and rights of persons with disabilities, are warmly welcomed to participate.
The seminar registration will be handled through by receiving bookings via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit your e-mail booking by 9th May 2008. In paying the registration fee – 40 € – each place for attending the seminar will be validated. Please note that the registration fee is non-refundable and that there is a limited amount of places. General assistance is available at the seminar location. Please inform the conference organizers if you have your own personal assistant as you book.
More information about this event is available at the VIKE website:
Lawyer, The Threshold Association,
The Center for Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities
We Can Do learned about this conference through the AdHoc_IDC email discussion group, which focuses on the CRPD and disability rights.
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