Guaranteeing the participation of disabled people in political and public life in Ireland – UNCRPD article 29


Thursday 26th October 2023, 9:30am – 16.15pm


This will be a blended event with the physical venue at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin and online participation also available


Free of charge

This year’s event will examine Article 29 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) in Ireland, which focuses on the participation of disabled people in political and public life.

This conference will focus on issues in relation to accessible voting and the public and political representation of disabled people in Ireland. The event will bring together disabled people, public officials and elected representatives in order to discuss barriers faced by disabled people and proposed solutions. It will also examine international practices relevant to this theme, presenting learning from other countries which could inform potential solutions to address the challenges and barriers faced.

The conference will be of interest to:

  • policy makers
  • public sector officials
  • local authority officials
  • Disabled Persons Organisations and other disability organisations
  • Individuals with disabilities and their families.

Annual Conference 2023 Draft Programme


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Annual Conference 2023 Draft Programme

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