Kia Noho Rangatira Ai Tātou - Christchurch 2019 (DSS)

9 October 2019 - 9:30am - 10 October 2019 - 3:30pm

Kia Noho Rangatira Ai Tātou is a unique education programme that puts human rights of disabled people and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities into a New Zealand cultural context.

The two-day interactive programme has a practical focus on applying the Disability Convention. Developed and delivered by disabled people, the programme is highly relevant for disability support services and disabled people to ensure that disabled people’s human rights are upheld.

This workshop for disability support services (DSS) staff is aimed at those who provide direct support, team leaders, managers, and those with responsibility for learning and development within organisations.

This two-day programme is led by disabled people and has an applied focus which places the UNCRPD in the unique human rights context of Aotearoa.

The programme manual, which you will receive exclusively as a workshop participant, provides a framework that will help you:

  • Build your knowledge of human rights concepts and approaches
  • Strengthen your understanding of the principles and articles of the UNCRPD
  • Review your current practice
  • Ensure you are able to apply the UNCRPD on a day to day basis
  • Create a network of human rights defenders