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RIWC_PARA_A035 Austria CRPD

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RIWC_PARA_A035 Austria CRPD

  1. 1. Observing Legislative Processes: Implementation of the CRPD RI World Congress 2016 Edinburgh Eva Nachtschatt University of Kassel, Faculty of Humanities, Institute of Social Work, Rehabilitation and Disability Law, Germany
  2. 2. Seite 2 • University of Innsbruck, Austria • Project term: 2014 – 2016 • Comparative Countries: Austria, Germany, New Zealand and Australia • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities:  Art. 4 para. 3 UNCRPD o Participation in legislative processes  Art. 33 para. 3 UNCRPD o Focal Point o Monitoring Mechanism o Coordination Mechanism • https://www.uibk.ac.at/rtf/unbrk/ Observing legislative processes: Implementation of the CRPD Observing legislative processes: CRPD | University of Kassel | 27.10.2016 |
  3. 3. Seite 3 Legislative Processes • Austria: Reform of Guardianship Law • Germany: Federal Act on Participation (Bundesteilhabegesetz) Representation • New Zealand: „New Principle of Engagement“ • Australia: Cross-Disability-Alliance Empirical Study Observing legislative processes: CRPD | University of Kassel | 27.10.2016 |
  4. 4. Seite 4 • No direct application of CRPD provisions • Federal structure • Equal representation – different types of impairments • Lack of awareness (politicians, general public)  Recognition of the value of participation • Organizations of and for persons with disabilities • Encouragement and reimbursement (financial aspects) Outcomes I: Observing legislative processes: CRPD | University of Kassel | 27.10.2016 |
  5. 5. Seite 5 • Legally binding involvement (participation) • Partnership – confidence • Defining structures, competences, expectations and limitations in advance • Clear structures within the disability sector • Financial dependence • Acceptance and appreciation Outcomes II: Observing legislative processes: CRPD | University of Kassel | 27.10.2016 |
  6. 6. Seite 6Titel der Präsentation | Observing legislative processes: CRPD | University of Kasse l| 27.10.2016 |
  7. 7. Seite 7 Thank you for your attention! Open Access Link – https://www.uibk.ac.at/iup/buecher/9783903122574.html Eva Nachtschatt Eva.nachtschatt@uni-kassel.de Observing legislative processes: CRPD | University of Kassel | 27.10.2016 |

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