Interpreting the 2000 Hague Convention on the International Protection of Adults Consistently with the 2007 UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
May 10, 2023
This Study analyses how the private international law rules of the 2000 Hague Convention can be interpreted in light of the UN CRPD and all other current human rights protections.
Podcast Ep.3: The Dialogue of the Special Rapporteurs, with Catalina Devandas.
April 24, 2023
Catalina Devandas was the first Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities. She held the mandate from 2014 until 2020. On this podcast, she reflects on her experience as prominent leader of the disability rights movement, and discusses the important challenges faced by persons with disabilities in a rapidly changing world.
The Role of Assistive Technology in the Promotion of Inclusive Education
April 5, 2023
UNESCO estimates that 100 million children with disabilities are of school going age - many of whom under-achieve through no fault of their own and a sizeable minority of whom are not even in school.
Gerard Quinn's presentation to the 52nd session of the Human Rights Council
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.
Persons with disabilities are becoming their own researchers.
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 […]
The Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Foreign Policy
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.