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 […]
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 […]
Monthly Newsletter of the UN Special Rapporteur on Disability- August 2023
July 4, 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!
Podcast Ep5: Keely Cat-Wells on disability in movies, entertainment and across popular culture.
June 19, 2023
As a talent agent, Keely Cat-Wells advocates for more presence of people with disabilities on screens and for expanding their roles beyond representing disability.
CoSP16: Closing remarks by Gerard Quinn, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities.
June 15, 2023
Our challenge is to find ways of eliminating the distorting variables that don’t allow the voice of people with disabilities to be heard. I wish to thank the Bureau for the invitation to participate in the closing of the 16th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons […]