Rosemary Kayess is a leading human rights advocate for people with disability in Australia and worldwide. Rosemary contributed to drafting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and successfully lobbied for its ratification in Australia. Last year, Rosemary was awarded the prestigious 2019 Human Rights Medal in recognition of her work in international human rights law for people with disability.
Rosemary will be in conversation with ABC’s disability affairs reporter, Nas Campanella, as they discuss Rosemary’s work with the Disability Royal Commission, as well as the social transformation of CRPD and the impact it has had on the community.
Thursday 10 December, 11.00am – 12.00pm
Live online event