Programme

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Shaping the EU agenda for disability rights 2020-2030

PROGRAMME

The aim of the hearing is to look into

  • how have the current EU disability Strategy and other EU's policies and programs influenced the Latvian Disability policy
  • what could be changed or improved in the next EU Strategy 2020-2030

09:30 - 10:00 | Welcome coffee and registration

10:00 - 10:30 | Opening session

Moderator: Marie Zvolská, European Economic and Social Committee

  • Ramona Petraviča , Latvian Ministry of Welfare
  • Ioannis Vardakastanis, Rapporteur of the opinion on "Shaping the EU agenda for disability rights 2020-2030", European Economic and Social Committee

10:30 - 12:45 | Roundtable discussion with stakeholders

Moderator: Ariadna Ābeltiņa, European Economic and Social Committee

  • Elina Celmina, Latvian Ministry of Welfare
  • Raimonds Koņuševskis, Latvian Ombudsman representative
  • Pēteris Leiškalns, Employers' Confederation of Latvia
  • Linda Romele, Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia
  • Gunta Anča, Sustento
  • Mārtiņš Moors, Social Administration, Welfare Department of Riga City

12:45 – 13:00 | Conclusions

  • Ioannis Vardakastanis, Rapporteur of the opinion on "Shaping the EU agenda for disability rights 2020-2030", European Economic and Social Committee

Interpretation requested from English and Latvian into English and Latvian

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