CO COUNCIL SOCIAL INCLUSION OFFICER APPOINTED TO DISABILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

31 January 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has appointed Monaghan Co Council’s Social Inclusion Officer Bernie Bradley to the Disability Advisory Committee. Ms Bradley is one of eleven people appointed to serve on the first ever statutory advisory committee in Ireland to support monitoring of Ireland’s implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

Ms Bradley has been involved in accessibility and equality work in the community, voluntary and public sectors for the past 25 years. Her role in the local government sector since 2004 has seen her “leading significant cultural and organisational change in equality and accessibility in Monaghan County Council”, the Council said in a media statement which continued: “Bernie has developed numerous policies and initiatives to improve…

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