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Disability in Employment and beyond
  • Seminar for legal practitioners
  • Event will be live streamed
Trier, 17-18 September 2018


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This training will give the participants an in-depth and concrete insight into several legal aspects related to disability in employment and beyond, in particular into disability discrimination.

Key topics


  • Employment, reasonable accommo-dation and accessibility under the
  • EU disability law
  • Definition of disability
  • Legal capacity
  • Data protection of persons with
  • EU Accessibility Act
  • Accessible public procurement
  • Accessibility of electronic
Who should attend?

Lawyers, legal staff of NGOs, academics and other legal trainers from all EU Member States, plus Iceland and Liechtenstein.

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Application Procedure:

No seminar fee. The number of places at the event is limited and participation is subject to a selection procedure.

A response will be given to every applicant shortly after the deadline.

Participants who are selected will receive a significant contribution to their travel and accommodation costs.

Application deadline: 10 August 2018

Language: English and International Sign Language (simultaneous interpretation)

This event will be live-streamed.

Organiser: ERA (Sanja Jovičić) with the support of the European Consortium of Foundations on Human Rights and Disability (EFC) and the European Disability Forum (EDF), on behalf of the European Commission (contracting authority).

Event number: 418DV83

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Jorge Araya, Secretary, Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Human Rights Council and Treaties Division, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva

Inmaculada Placencia Porrero, Senior Expert on Social Affairs, Disability and Inclusion Unit, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission, Brussels

Shivaun Quinlivan, Law Lecturer, Centre for Disability Law and Policy, School of Law, NUI Galway

Alejandro Moledo, New Technologies & Innovation Officer, European Disability Forum, Brussels

Dónal Rice, Policy, Human Rights, Universal Design, Educator, Researcher, Irish Human Rights


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