Mental Health Law Reform Conference

Saturday, June 23, 2012- Saturday, June 23, 2012
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Conference Announcement

Mental Health Law Reform:

New Perspectives & Challenges


hosted by the Centre for Disability, Law and Policy at NUI Galway & Amnesty International Ireland.

Áras Moyola, North Campus, National University of Ireland, Galway, 23 June 2012, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

The conference is aimed at experts by experience, legal practitioners, mental health professionals, advocates, academics, policy makers, politicians, NGOs and any person or organisation interested in mental health law and policy. The Department of Health is currently undertaking a review of the Mental Health Act 2001. This conference will examine issues relevant to this review, including Ireland’s obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) as it moves towards ratification. The conference will hear from leading national and international experts on mental health law and policy.

To register for the conference please visit . If you have any queries about the conference please contact Elaine Keane on 091 494270 or at


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