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Gerard Quinn's presentation to the 52nd session of the Human Rights Council

Posted on: March 13, 2023
In his appearance before the UN Human rights body, Gerard presented his latest report on reimagining support services for persons with disabilities, and commented on his 2022 country visits to Jordan and the European Union.
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Monthly Newsletter of the UN Special Rapporteur on Disability- March 2023

Posted on: March 2, 2023
Highlights of Gerard's work and upcoming events. If you are not on the mailing list and would like to receive his montlhy newsletters via email, please contact us!
Gerard Quinn speaking at UNESCWA conference in Beirut

Persons with disabilities are becoming their own researchers.

Posted on: February 16, 2023
Closing remarks by Gerard Quinn at the regional conference "Transition towards Independent Living within the Community For Persons with Disabilities", hosted on February 14-15, 2023, by UNESCWA, with the support of the Government of Malta and Ford Foundation. Over these two days I found my mind wandering back on the Valetta Declaration and process. We […]
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The Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Foreign Policy

Posted on: February 8, 2023
Remarks made by Gerard Quinn to the Department of Foreign Affairs of Ireland, calling for their further involvement in disability inclusive cooperation.
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Social Inclusion, Disability and Human Rights.

Posted on: December 12, 2022
Gerard Quinn's presentation before the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability in Australia. (December 12, 2023)

European Day of Persons with Disabilities: Progress, hopes and challenges of disability inclusion in the EU.

Posted on: November 24, 2022
The EU has good reasons to be proud of the direction it has taken over the past 30 years. It's experience is a good reference for other regional organizations throughout the world.
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