[Irl-dean] NUIG Disability Discrimination Summer School 2006

Barry McMullin mcmullin at eeng.dcu.ie
Mon May 15 20:15:49 IST 2006

Hi folks -

Gerry Ellis attempted to post the message below the list a little
while ago, but it was blocked by the list filters because it had
some rather large attachments (over 2MByte in all). Apologies to
Gerry for the delay, but I'm reposting it now without the
attachments, as all the relevant information is available on
demand from this URL anyway:


Best regards,

- Barry.

----- Original Message -----
From: Disability Discrimination Summer School
To: disability at nuigalway.ie
Sent: Saturday, May 06, 2006 5:32 PM
Subject: REMINDER - Disability Discrimination Summer School 2006

Dear All,

I write with regard to the Disability Discrimination Summer
School 2006.  I have pleasure in attaching some information about
this event.  If you or your colleagues are interested in
attending, please contact our office at your earliest convenience
as places are limited, and reserved on a first come first served

This Summer School will focus on anti-discrimination legal issues
on the ground of disability and will be held at the National
University of Ireland, Galway, from Tuesday 6th until Friday 16th
June 2006.  It will focus on the potential of the European Union
Framework Directive on Employment in the context of disability.
The Framework Directive is the single most important legal
instrument at the European level combating discrimination on the
ground of disability.  Its success or failure will be crucial to
the cause of advancing the rights of persons with disabilities in

This Summer School will raise general legal awareness about the
practical potential of the Directive in the disability context
and should appeal to a wide range of persons and bodies including
persons with disabilities, practising lawyers, judges, law
students and disability NGOs as well as those more generally
interested in public interest litigation.  More particularly, the
Summer School is designed to impart skills as well as knowledge
to enable participants to construct effective test case
strategies under the Directive on behalf of persons with
disabilities.  A prestigious teaching faculty has been assembled
to deliver the programme.  It is drawn from an international
group of prominent legal experts and especially practitioners who
have extensive experience in bringing test cases in the field of

For further information, please refer to the information attached
or visit website: <http://www.eusummerschool.info>.  We would be
most grateful if you could circulate this information within your
organisation and to your associates.  We would be delighted if
you felt you would like to feature this event on your own
organisation's website, and/or link to our website, as we hope to
reach as many people as possible who are interested in disability

Many thanks and kind regards,


Rachel Stevens
Project Manager
Disability Discrimination Summer School
Disability Law & Policy Research Unit
Faculty of Law
National University of Ireland, Galway
Galway, Ireland.

Tel: + 353 (0)91 492085 (direct line)
Fax: + 353 (0)91 495569
SMS/Text messaging: +353 (0)87 6660634

Email: disability at eusummerschool.info

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