Keynote lecture by Prof. Waddington
On 9 March MCEL member, Professor Lisa Waddington, gave a keynote lecture at the conference Disability Policies and the impact of UNCRPD in the Nordic Region, organised by the Nordic centre for Welfare and Social Issues in Helsinki.
The lecture was entitled: The Implications of the UNCRPD for the Private Sector: National Disability Policies and Strategies and Policies and Access to and Supply of Goods and Services. The conference was attended by 150 representatives from the five Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) and the three autonomous regions (Aland, Faroe Islands and Greenland). Professor Waddington compared the approaches adopted in the 8 countries and regions in her lecture.
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