Report from the Polish scholarly conference "Social inclusion of persons with disabilities" Międzyzdroje, 23-24 September 2021

Agata Szwed, Bartosz Pacholski
2022 Studia Administracyjne  
the Polish Scholarly Conference "Social inclusion of persons with disabilities", organized by the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Szczecin, was held in Międzyzdroje. The purpose of the conference was to assess the relevant legislative acts, as well as to attempt to develop a complex model of protection of rights of persons with disabilities, as part of de lege ferenda postulates. The conference was attended by representatives of the legal, medical, pedagogical, sociological,
more » ... nomic and technical disciplines from many research areas as well as by representatives of organizations and institutions that act for the benefit of persons with disabilities. The event enjoyed the honorary patronage of: the Commissioner for Human Rights, the Government's Spokesperson for Persons with Disabilities, the Marshall of the West Pomerania Voivodship, the President of the City of Szczecin and the Regional Bar Association in Szczecin. The two-day conference was run in the traditional form as well as remotely by means of a live transmission on MS Teams. There were five discussion panels held on day one and another four on day two. The inaugural presentation was given by Monika Wiszyńska from the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights. She discussed the issues of implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Poland. She referred to the laws in force and presented the role of and recommendations from the Commissioner for Human Rights as a body that monitors the implementation of the Convention's provisions in Poland.
doi:10.18276/sa.2022.15-09 fatcat:i2gygl2q75b4nkrgqpopook6ia