EU DG Research singles out DREAM project as success story

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Pictured (L-R) are President NUIG, Dr James Browne with DREAM researchers Magdolna Birtha, Abigail Rekas, and Anna Arstein-Kerslake.
Pictured (L-R) are President NUIG, Dr James Browne with DREAM researchers Magdolna Birtha, Abigail Rekas, and Anna Arstein-Kerslake.

The EU Directorate General for Research, led by Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, has singled out the CDLP-managed Marie Curie DREAM project as a success story which is profiled on its website.

Disability Rights Expanding Accessible Markets or DREAM is a training network for early stage researchers stemming from the EU Marie Curie Initial Training Network Funding Programme. The primary aim of DREAM is to professionally develop and educate the next generation of disability policy researchers and entrepreneurs to assist the EU and its Member States in their efforts to implement the UN CRPD at EU and Member State levels. This will involve exploring options for European Union disability law and policy reform in light of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2006). For more information about DREAM, visit their website.

Keywords: Disability Law & Policy.

Author: Centre for Disability Law and Policy, NUI Galway
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