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Alternative Dispute Resolution Summer School

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22 Jun 2015 - 09:00
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Strategic Human Rights Litigation

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13 Jul 2015 - 09:00
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Constitution-building in Africa

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20 Jul 2015 - 09:00
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News

The Czech Supreme Administrative Court has acknowledged that children with disabilities have an enforceable right to receive social services to ensure that they can continue living in the community, with their families. »
MDAC is delighted to announce that leading international law firm Clifford Chance has awarded MDAC a Commendation under its Access to Justice Award. »
People with mental disabilities have been waiting for centuries for a legal capacity revolution and they need States to move from being unbelieving and intransigent to engaged and active. This will only happen if the UN and civil society provide them with feasible policy options. »

Today on World Mental Health Day, MDAC has published snapshot reports on three countries where we have been working for many years: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, and Hungary. The reports provide NGOs and governments with clear evidence that all three countries are falling short on their commitments to shift people with mental health issues and people with intellectual disabilities out of institutions and into communities. The core rights of autonomy and the choice of where and with whom they live – things which the majority of us take for granted – are denied.

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