Combatting disability discrimination and realising equality: A comparison of the UN CRPD and EU equality and non-discrimination law

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Abstract

This report analyses and compares European Union (EU) law, with a focus on the Employment Equality Directive and related case law, and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), in the wider context of international human rights law, to establish how they address disability equality and non-discrimination. The report identifies particular areas where the approaches of the UN and the EU to disability equality and non-discrimination law are compatible, and it also identifies the areas where compatibility appears to be lacking.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBrussels
PublisherEuropean Commission
Number of pages100
ISBN (Print)978-92-799-2775-1
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Publication statusPublished - Oct 2018

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