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Annual Conference on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2022

  • Work and Social Protection-Related Legal Challenges and Best Practice

Online, 20 October 2022 – 21 October 2022
, International sign language + closed captioning (simultaneous interpretation)
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Areas of law:

Disability Rights Law


In its EU Disability Strategy 2021-2030, the European Commission set the goal to improve social services for persons with disabilities with a view to supporting independent living and inclusion in the community. The Strategy also aims at guaranteeing equal access to all health services and employment for persons with disabilities.

This annual conference will analyse recent key international and European policy and legal tools for the promotion of the right to work and social protection of persons with disabilities. The conference will also provide a forum for exchange on legal challenges and best practices in the field.

Key topics

  • EU social services
  • Education and training
  • Freedom of movement
  • Legal capacity
  • Accessibility and inclusiveness in the labour market
  • State aid
  • Recent CJEU case law
  • Latest CRPD Committee findings

Who should attend?

Judges and lawyers working in the area of discrimination law, employment/labour law and social law in general, Member State officials, representatives of NGOs, equality bodies and national human rights institutions, disability rights advocates.

Interactive Online Conference

The online conference will be hosted on ERA’s own online platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-level speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive experience. As the platform is hosted on our own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in this high-quality online conference.

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Background Documentation
Documentation is available here for logged in participants at this event.


Important note
Please note that if you wish to pay by invoice, it is required to do so at the latest two days prior to the online event. A payment via credit card can be made at any time.


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