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Nordic forum on higher education, human rights and disability

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The meeting was arranged with the purpose of developing ideas and suggestions for a strengthened cooperation on disability and human rights within higher education in the Nordic region. The result should strengthen the implementation of or preparations for the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Street view from Mariehamn

DURING THESE DAYS participants connected in new networks and created working groups for concrete future initiatives. Inspiring examples of current international cooperations were presented and discussed, as well as new ideas.

THE MEETING was an activity within the Nordic Council of Minister's action plan for cooperation on disability and was organized by the Council of Minister' Disability Council at the Nordic Center of Welfare and Social Issues. The action plan has three focus areas: Human Rights, Diversity and Freedom of Movement.

The action plan is available in several language versions here 


Start: 2016-06-12 - kl 19:00
Slut: 2016-06-14 - kl 14:00
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