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Employment and Social Protection of Persons with Disabilities / No seminar fee

Seminar for legal practitioners, including lawyers, NGOs, DPOs, equality bodies and academics from an EU Member State, Iceland or Liechtenstein.

Objective

The training will focus on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and related EU disability law in the field of employment and social protection of persons with disabilities. It will be relevant both for lawyers in private practice and NGOs with a legal background representing persons with disabilities in court proceedings, as well as in-house counsel dealing with requests and complaints by persons with disabilities against their employer.
 

Key topics

  • Key features of the UNCRPD
  • EU disability law
  • Definition of disability
  • Reasonable accommodation
  • The Cross-Border Healthcare Directive
  • Portability of social benefits and pensions
  • Procedural accommodation for persons with disabilities

Who should attend?

Participation is only open to legal practitioners, including lawyers, NGOs, DPOs, equality bodies and academics from an EU Member State, Iceland or Liechtenstein.

 

Terms & Conditions of participation

Participation on selection.
No seminar fee.
The participants’ travel costs will be reimbursed up to 360 euros.

When

25 Mar 2019 @ 09:00 am

26 Mar 2019 @ 01:00 pm

Duration: 1 days, 4 hours


Where

ERA Congress Centre

Metzer Allee 5

Trier

Germany


Organised by

Academy of European Law (ERA)

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