Join Us During the European Disability and Development Week in Brussels

Join Us During the European Disability and Development Week in Brussels

The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is pleased to invite you to a roundtable on disability hate crime on 30 November, and a speed-dating event on Independent Living and development cooperation on 5 December. Both events are taking place in Brussels, and participation is free of charge.

Roundtable on disability hate crime – 30 November

The roundtable on disability hate crime will include findings from ENIL’s hate crime survey, and will feature speakers from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE – ODIHR), CEJI – A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe, the Croatian Disability Ombudsman and the Norwegian Civil Rights Foundation. Its aim is to share information about the current initiatives and to plan future cooperation, with the aim of preventing and addressing disability hate crime in Europe. The roundtable will take place on 30 November, from 15:00 – 18:00, at Mundo J, Rue de l’Industrie 10. To register, please e-mail Jamie Bolling at jamie.bolling@enil.eu at your earliest convenience (please note that places are limited).

You can find the agenda here.

Speed-dating event on Article 19 & Article 32 CRPD – 5 December

The speed-dating event on Article 19 & Article 32 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is organised as part of the European Disability and Development Week. It is aimed at anyone interested in independent living and development cooperation, and ways to build links between the two. Contestants from ENIL, the European Disability Forum, European Commission and the Togolese Federation of Associations of Disabled People will compete in three rounds for the title of the best ‘speed-date’. The event will take place on 5 December, from 12:00 – 14:30 (lunch included) at the European Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UN OHCHR) at Rue Montoyer 14. To register, please e-mail Ines Bulic at ines.bulic@enil.eu by 30 November (please note that places are limited).

You can find the agenda here.

Both events are supported by the European Commission. The 5 December event is hosted by UN OHCHR – Europe Regional Office.

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