Disabled Persons Organisations (DPOs) and the UNCRPD

Healthcare11/28/2023 7:00 PM

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The Disability Participation and Participation Network (DPCN) are delighted to invite you to our upcoming webinar on “Disabled Persons Organisations (DPOs) and the UNCRPD”. Event Details: Date: 28th November 2023 Time: 7pm - 8:30pm Venue: Zoom Register on this page or email your details to disabilityparticipation@gmail.com. In the lead up to International Day of Persons with Disabilities, this event aims to raise awareness on: * What a DPO is - an overview, acronyms and General Comment 7 * The forms DPOs take * The role of DPOs under the UNCRPD * What DPOs look like internationally * The role of DPOs in consultation monitoring processes. * Challenges facing DPOs in Ireland today * The benefits of joining or working with DPOs The event will be DPO-led from our membership and there will be a panel discussion towards the end of the session with time for Q&A too. We hope this will benefit not only disabled people and DPOs, but also public bodies, decision makers, disability organisations and allies who might want to learn more about DPOs and how they might involve or consult them in their work. Speakers for this event will include: Dr. Robert Sinnott of Voice of Vision Impairment and Adrian Carroll of AsIAm This event will be recorded and ISL will be available. You can email any questions you might have for our panelists to disabilityparticipation@gmail.com.


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