UN Conventions – Real Promises or Just Words?

Sponsored by Defence for Children International-Canada (DCI) and Community Living Toronto

Every year, DCI-Canada hosts a lecture in honour of Grant Lowery. The purpose of these lectures is to share Grant’s passion for young people through the experiences and insights of Canada’s most talented and accomplished advocates for children’s rights.

This year’s event will be presented in partnership with Community Living Toronto. The focus of this year’s lecture will be centered around the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in combination with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), and how the rights of children with intellectual disabilities should be upheld.

Keynote address will be followed by a panel discussion from various perspectives on the Rights of a Child with an Intellectual Disability. Reception to follow.

When: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)
Where: Jackman Hall , 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto (Enter off McCaul Street)

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