June 6: Access Awareness Event - The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: The View from Canada

Posted
May 19, 2017

Information from ARCH Disability Law Centre: The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities held its first review of Canada in April 2017. Join ARCH Disability Law Centre and the Law Society of Upper Canada for a thought-provoking conversation about using the UN process to advance disability rights. Speakers will critically reflect on the impact of the UN process for proposed federal accessibility legislation and other disability rights initiatives in Canada. 

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This public event is free, but space is limited. For additional information, and to register please visit:

www.lawsocietygazette.ca/event/access-awareness-2017

equityevents@lsuc.on.ca | 416-947-3413 | 1-800-668-7380, ext. 3413

For an optimal level of accessibility, please let us know in advance of any accommodation requirements.

Please refrain: fragranced and scented products may cause health problems for some.

Photographs and video taken at this public event will be used in Law Society and partner organization print and online publications.
 
This program will take place in English

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Event Information:

When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 ET

  • Panel Discussion: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. This portion of the program will be available as a live webcast.
  • Reception: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W. (at University Avenue), Toronto, please enter through east-side doors facing Nathan Phillips Square. Osgoode Station on the University Subway line is the closest wheelchair accessible subway station.