The Centre for Human Rights at the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria hosted an academic conference on disability rights in Africa on the theme ‘Overcoming obstacles: towards the effective implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in Africa'. The Conference was held at the University of Pretoria, SRC Chambers on Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 November 2013. The conference coincided with the launch of the first issue of the African Yearbook on Disability Rights on the evening of 5 November. It was anticipated that papers presented at the 5 November conference would be subsequently re-worked for consideration for publication in the 2014 issue of the African Yearbook on Disability Rights.

More information about this conference:

Invitation to the Conference
Invitation to the African Yearbook on Disability Rights Book Launch
Conference Programme
Side Event: Book Launch (Gun Violence, Disability and Recovery)
Side Event: Australia Awards
Contact Details


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