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Seminar: Proposed Asia-Pacific Regional Disability Rights Tribunal

On Monday 16 August, 6pm – 8pm there will be a seminar at the Public Defenders Office on the

Proposed Asia-Pacific Regional Disability Rights Tribunal

Presenters:

Greg James, Mental Health Review Tribunal NSW

Yoshikazu Ikehara, Attorney-at-Law, Tokyo Advocacy Law Centre, Japan

Rob Ramjan, CEO, Schizophrenia Fellowship NSW

Professor Terry Carney, Faculty of Law, the University of Sydney, NSW

Chair: Dr Astrid Birgden, President, ANZAPPL NSW Branch
 
There is a proposal underway for the establishment of a Disability Rights Tribunal with jurisdiction in the Asia-Pacific. Yoshikazu Ikehara is one of the drivers of this proposal and to date has presented in Japan, Korea, Thailand and Cambodia.

This is an important opportunity to participate in the discussion around administration of the CRPD in the Asia-Pacific and the establishing a mechanism to  improve and maintain standards of disability rights across the region.

For further information and to register contact Astrid Birgden at the following email address: astrid99@hotmail.com and see the attached flyer.


Dates

Mon 16 Aug 2010, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Location

The Public Defenders Office

Carl Shannon Chambers

Level 13, 175 Liverpool Street

Sydney


Contact

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Created 4th August 2010

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