Post 12.04.2022

As election day looms Nuala Toman and Mal O'Hara of the Green Party will discuss ways in which to realise the Rights of d/Deaf and Disabled People in the next Assembly mandate. This will include reflection on progress towards the implementation of the UNCRPD and legislative and policy measures to advance change.

Malachai O'Hara is Deputy Leader of the Green Party, he is a Community Development and LGBTQI+ activist. Mal is passionate about suicide prevention and is has worked hard for communities that suffered the most during the conflict and who continue to face challenges.

Nuala Toman is the Head of Policy, Communications, Information and Advocacy at Disability Action. In this role she is advancing the rights of d/Deaf and disabled people. She is the former Project Manager of Future Screens NI, in this role she prioritised and advanced the diversity agenda working with companies on issues of race, disability, gender, social inclusion and the need for a sustainable peace. Nuala is a d/Deaf and disabled person and a human rights activist. Nuala is an experienced senior manager and is a member of the NI Museum Council, Board Member of CnaG, Council Member of CMS, Vice Chair of Thrive, Board Member of the Human Rights Consortium, Member of the Equality Coalition, the UK UNCRPD Steering Group, Reclaim the Agenda, and the Women's Budget Group. Nuala has recently published research undertaken on behalf of the Equality Commission which assess progress to advance Disability Rights in NI since 2017.

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Join Nuala Toman in conversation with Mal O'Hara of the Green Party on the Rights of d/Deaf and disabled People online on Tuesday 26 April 2022 from 12noon - 1pm.

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