Disability Rights in Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Event

Online Webinar, CA
Price: 
Free

April 6, 2021 - 12:30-13:30

IHSP Policy Talks Webinar

Disability Rights in Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speakers:

Dr. Ciara Siobhan Brennan, COVID-19 Disability Rights Monitor & Centre for Disability Studies, University of Iceland

Dr. Keiko Shikako-Thomas, Canada Research Chair in Childhood Disability, McGill SPOT

Dr. Sébastien Jodoin, Canada Research Chair in Human Rights, Health, and the Environment, McGill Faculty of Law

Dr. Derek L. Cogburn, American University & Executive Director, Institute on Disability and Public Policy

Moderator: Dr. Raphael Lencucha, McGill SPOT 

Description:

Drawing on a systematic analysis of COVID-19 policies as well as surveys of people with disabilities, this webinar will address whether and how governments around the world have adopted COVID-19 control and recovery policies that recognize and protect the rights of persons with disabilities.

Click here to view the flyer in full-size: PDF icon apr_6_webinar_final.pdf

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