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DR UK to speak at Leaving No One Behind event

02 November 2017

Achieving and supporting disability inclusion and rights.

Date: Saturday 18th November 2017
Venue: Birmingham City University

Closing date for bookings is Wednesday 8th November 2017.

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This event marks the (CRPD) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 10th anniversary and the 60th anniversary of the Human Rights Declaration. The event will have speakers presenting on a range of topics, various panels for discussions, workshops all aiming to share solutions, insights and sharing learning to achieve the future we all aim to achieve a Disability, Inclusive, and Safe Society for All.

Speakers

  • Kamran Malik (CEO Disability Rights UK)
  • Mik Scarlet  (Broadcaster, journalist, campaigner & inclusion expert)
  • Carly Jones (British filmmaker and Autism Advocate)
  • Saba Salman (Freelance social affairs journalist and regular writer for the Guardian)
  • Sam Renke (Actress and Disability activist)

Presentations and Panel Discussions

  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRDP) what the reality is in UK
  • Recognising Multi discrimination and the role of CRPD and Equality Act 2010
  • Inclusive technology supporting Independent Living, Support and Access
  • Building stronger foundations for Disability Inclusion (Media and Access)
  • Safeguarding and ending violence, and all forms of abuse against disabled children and adults   
  • How can we ensure we have disability inclusive implementation of the Global Sustainable Development Goals.

Workshops

  • Supporting the rights and participation of disabled children, young people and adults
  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – Improving implementation and reducing inequalities
  • Addressing Health inequalities for Learning Disabled and Autistic persons
  • Increasing opportunities and choices to disabled persons inclusion and contribution towards sustainable economic growth and access to employment
  • Building a disability inclusive, safe and accessible society with inclusive transport and public spaces