22 March-30 April 2022
Special event

Transition towards independent living within the community: Call for papers

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In the context of an academic conference scheduled for December 2022, the European-Arab Cooperation Forum on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities invites graduate students, early career researchers and authors to submit abstracts of academic or policy papers and research posters.

The theme of the event will be independent living and integration in the community, a right enshrined in Article 19 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The accepted papers will be published by the Cooperation Forum following the conference.

Submissions can focus on one or more of the following topics:

  1. Concepts, theories and skills related to independent living
  2. Transitions
  3. De-institutionalization
  4. Use of technology and innovation
  5. Policies
  6. Community-based inclusive development (CBID) approaches
  7. Progressive realization
  8. Services
  9. Family
  10. Public opinion
  11. Linkages.

Researchers are invited to submit their paper or research poster abstracts, in Arabic or English to Fathia Abdel Fadil (abdelfadil@un.org)  from ESCWA no later than 30 April 2022. More details are available in the link below.

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