Podcast Ep6: Linda Steele on Redressing the harms of segregation and institutionalisation.
October 31, 2023
Linda Steele's unique research work connects the need for moral repair as a precondition for moving forward in society with disability. Through her writing, she makes arid debates on reparations spring to life.
Artificial Intelligence, Disability & the Right to Health.
October 4, 2023
Presentation of the UN Special Rapporteur on a side event at the 54th Session of the Human Rights Council - October 2023. Looking back, I was an active advocate for disability rights in the early 1990s when the 3rd Industrial revolution was underway (the invention of the world wide web). That revolution involved the coming […]
Georgia is making great strides to include persons with disabilities.
September 15, 2023
Georgia is advancing the rights of persons with disabilities by moving away from the medical model to a social model based on human rights and inclusion. This is a profound cultural shift and deserves support.
Observations on WHO and OHCHR's Draft Guidance on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation.
September 7, 2023
Comments by Gerard Quinn on the draft document prepared by WHO and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), in October 2022.
The transformative role of persons with disabilities in peacebuilding processes.
August 31, 2023
Peacebuilding is a unique moment in time when historic injustice can be confronted as such and when new beginnings can be established. This report highlights the agency of persons with disabilities in rebuilding broken societies in the post-conflict context.
Ensuring that the Hague Convention protects the autonomy of adults.
August 8, 2023
Reflections on the European Commission’s proposed Regulation and Council Decision governing the Hague Convention on the Protection of Adults. The European Commission in May 2023 proposed a Regulation on ‘jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and enforceability of measures and cooperation in matters relating to the protection of adults’. The goal of the Commission’s proposal is to […]