Webinar: Why is the EU still investing in institutions for disabled people?

A webinar organised by the European Network on Independent Living, hosted by MEP Katrin Langensiepen (Greens), as part of the campaign “EU Funds for Our Rights”.

Speakers: Natasa Kokic, Campaign Coordinator at ENIL (moderator), Kapka Panayotova (Advisory Group, ENIL), MEP Katrin Langensiepen (European Parliament), Prof. Gerard Quinn (Professor of law at the University of Leeds and the Wallenberg Institute in the University of Lund), Petra Flieger (researcher, Austria), Kristof Kornyei (Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, Hungary), Joao Varela (Centre for Independent Living, Portugal), Jonas Ruskus (member of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities), Secretariat of the CRPD Committee, Steven Allen (Validity Foundation), Normunds Popens (European Commission) (TBC), Maria Moustakali (Office of the European Ombudsman).

Time: 21 September, 16:00 – 18:00 CEST
Place: Zoom (Captioning and International Sign will be provided)
Agenda: click here

To watch the recording, please click here.

Presentations:

Kapka Panayotova, Member of ENIL’s Advisory Council and Director of Centre for Independent Living Sofia
Gerard Quinn, Professor of law at the University of Leeds and the Wallenberg Institute in the University of Lund
Petra Flieger, Researcher, Austria
Kristof Kornyei, Hungarian Civil Liberties Union – TASZ (Word doc)
João Varela, Center for Independent Living, Portugal
Steven Allen, Co-Executive Director (Advocacy), Validity Foundation
Maria Moustakali, Office of the European Ombudsman

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