As part of the public consultation process on the Green Paper on Disability Reform, the Department of Social Protection is organising a national and two regional consultation events in November.
Registration for these events is now open for organisations and individuals, we would be grateful if you could share this link with your members and students.
10.15 am – 3.30 pm on 9 November, Dublin Castle: Hybrid event with presentations in the morning and workshops in the afternoon. Pastries, coffee and tea will be provided in the morning. Sandwich lunch will also be provided. Parking for blue badge cars and drop-offs at the entrance of the conference hall will be facilitated.
- Register at https://DisabilityReformDublin.eventbrite.com
REGIONAL EVENTS: Cork and Athlone
These events will consist of workshops only so people are asked to read the Green Paper in advance on gov.ie and to watch the videos recorded at the Dublin event.
Alternatively, people can also register for the online Dublin event, watch the presentations live and opt to do the workshops later in Cork or Athlone in person.
- 10.30 am – 1 pm on 14 November, Rochestown Park Hotel Cork (in-person event). Light refreshments will be provided. This event will consist of workshops where participants can discuss the proposals the Green Paper. Register at https://DisabilityReformCork.eventbrite.com
- 10.30 am – 1 pm on 23 November, Sheraton Hotel Athlone (in-person event). Light refreshments will be provided. This event will consist of workshops where participants can discuss the proposals the Green Paper. Register at https://DisabilityReformAthlone.eventbrite.com
We encourage all participants to read the Green Paper in advance of attending any of the events at www.gov.ie/DisabilityPaymentsReform
Disability and Carers’ Policy Unit
Department of Social Protection
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