San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
We are very pleased to invite you to attend the next in our on-going season of global disability research seminars, jointly organised by the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre and the Institute for Global Health, and funded by UCL Futures.
Giving Disability Rights Legal Force
Speakers: Colm O'Cinneide
Colm O’Cinneide is a Reader in Human Rights Law at University College London (UCL). He has published extensively in the field of constitutional, human rights and anti-discrimination law, and is currently General Rapporteur of the European Committee on Social Rights, having previously served as Vice-President of the Committee from 2009 to 2013. He has also acted as specialist legal adviser to the Joint Committee on Human Rights of the UK Parliament, as UK rapporteur for the European Commission’s network of independent legal experts on anti-discrimination law, and as an expert consultant for the International Labour Organisation, the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission, the Council of Europe and a range of other national and international human rights bodies.
Timings and Location:
The seminar will take place on the 8th April 2014 from 5pm-7pm and will be followed by a drinks reception.
1-19 Torrington Place,
University College London,
London, WC1E 6BT
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When & Where
UCL Global Disability Research Group
The UCL Global Disability Research Group focuses on disability research in the areas of global health and international development. It is comprised of faculty members and students from the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre and the Institute for Global Health, which is based in the Institute of Child Health.
The research group is a partner of UCL's current Grand Challenge of Global Health initiative, and has strong interdisciplinary links with departments throughout UCL, as well as strong ties to researchers working on disability issues worldwide.