Policy & Service
RI Global’s Commission on Policy and Service identifies new policies and programs in each of the world’s geographic regions and analyzes the ways in which these developments align with the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD).
I’ve always wanted to work for a greater good. At my current position as the director of Supporting Foundation of children and youth with disabilities I have had the opportunity to promote equal rights, inclusion and diversity in both working life and education. My expertise lies within the fields of employment, education and rehabilitation policies and services. I’ve worked in national and international expert groups implementing projects, research and training. Currently I am the president of RI Finland and the chair of Policies and Services commission of RI Global.
I have a master’s degree in sociology, and I’ve published several articles on the employment of young people with disabilities.
Projects and Documents
News & Events
In 2019, RI aiming to draw more attention to disability affairs and inspire greater contributions to a more equal, inclusive, and accessible society worldwide, initiated the Rehabilitation International Award for Outstanding Achievements, recognizing individuals...
https://youtu.be/Mdb3xaUpfyM Press Release - Organizing Committee The Global IT Challenge for youth with disabilities (GITC), which seeks to strengthen the IT capabilities of youth with disabilities and bridge the digital divide, is recruiting countries to participate...
The project Universal Design in Kindergarten and School, Guidelines and Universal Tools, is a project in cooperation between Rehabilitation International (RI) Norway and the Education Commission in RI International. The project is funded by grants from Global...
RI Submission to the Committee on the rights of persons with disabilities – Draft General Comment on article 27 on the right of persons with disabilities to work and employment
Rehabilitation International – Commission on Work and Employment submitted comments to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (the Committee) for the Draft General Comment on art. 27 of the CRPD, as follows: Page 6 (18): Within the first sentence...
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