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Committee on Disability Matters

Next meeting:

Last updated - 23 May 2022, 16.29

26 May 2022, 09.45

The Joint Committee on Disability Matters will meet in private session at 9.00 am.

The Joint Committee on Disability Matters will meet in Committee Room 4, LH2000 at 9.45 am.

The Committee considers all disability matters including monitoring the implementation (by Ireland) of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities.

Date established: 24 Sep 2020

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Ensuring Independent Living

Latest Report

Ensuring Independent Living

The Committee has published its Report on Ensuring Independent Living and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Briefing

Report Briefing

Watch the Video brief from the Chair of the Joint Committee on Disability Matters regarding Work Programme 2022.

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Launch

Report launch

Watch the report launch of the Committee's Report on Ensuring Independent Living and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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Press releases

4 May 2022, 17.13

Disability Matters Committee to discuss situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies with representatives from AsIAm, IHREC and WALK

27 Apr 2022, 15.58

Disability Matters Committee to discuss situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies with representatives from the European Disability Forum and CBM Global Disability

23 Mar 2022, 17.32

Disability Matters Committee to discuss how to provide an independent and adequate standard of social protection for people with disabilities with the Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys

Recent videos

Thu, 19 May 2022

Committee on Disability Matters

Topic: Employment and the UNCRPD - (resumed)

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Thu, 12 May 2022

Committee on Disability Matters

Topic: Employment and the UNCRPD

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Thu, 5 May 2022

Committee on Disability Matters

Topic: Situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies, Article 11 - resumed

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Recent debates

Thu, 12 May 2022

Joint Committee
Employment and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Discussion

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Thu, 5 May 2022

Joint Committee
Situations of Risk and Humanitarian Emergencies: Discussion (Resumed)

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Thu, 28 Apr 2022

Joint Committee
Humanitarian Risk Situations and Emergencies: Discussion

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Recent reports

Fri, 20 May

Work Programme 2022

Work Programme 2022 ()

Thu, 10 Mar

Report on Ensuring Independent Living and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Report on Ensuring Independent Living and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities ()

Fri, 23 Jul

Work Programme 2020/2021

Work Programme 2020/2021 ()

Recent documents

Thu, 19 May

Opening statement, Alan Porter, National Learning Network (Bantry)

Opening statement, Alan Porter, National Learning Network (Bantry) ()

Thu, 19 May

Opening statement, Alan McGrath, Executive Director for Delivery, SOLAS

Opening statement, Alan McGrath, Executive Director for Delivery, SOLAS ()

Thu, 19 May

Opening statement, Pat Murphy, Manager, National Learning Network (Bantry)

Opening statement, Pat Murphy, Manager, National Learning Network (Bantry) ()

Contact details

Committee on Disability Matters

Leinster House

Kildare Street

Dublin 2

D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Mairead O'Donovan

(01) 618 3575

disabilitymatters@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer

Áine McMahon

(01) 618 3437

(085) 800 7312

aine.mcmahon@oireachtas.ie

 

 

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