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Alternative Dispute Resolution Summer School

Date: 
22 Jun 2015 - 09:00
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CEU - Summer University

Strategic Human Rights Litigation

Date: 
13 Jul 2015 - 09:00
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CEU - Summer University

Constitution-building in Africa

Date: 
20 Jul 2015 - 09:00
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CEU - Summer University

News

This blog post is co-written with Michael Bach. We presented ideas on how Northern Ireland needs to rethink the approach to legal capacity in March, at a conference organised by Mencap Northern Ireland and the Northern Irish Association for Mental Health. »

In an article published on Monday in the Guardian newspaper in the UK, Beverly Angell explains how her 54-year old sister has lived in a 26-bedded residential care home run by the charity Scope for the last 38 years.

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MDAC continued its advocacy calling for all closed institutions to be opened to independent monitoring inspections at a recent conference of the Oganization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, pointing out that people with disabilities are also deprived of their liberty in psychiatric and social care institutions. »
Al Jazeera's documentary 'Europe's Hidden Shame' documents that 30,000 people with disabilities are still warehoused in Romanian institutions, in breach of international law. It’s a scandal that their segregation and abuse is being funded by the European Commission. MDAC calls for compensation and reparation for the victims. »

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