Students walking in the Koopmans building

Tilburg University to sign higher education institutions’ Declaration of intent on UN Convention

Date: Time: 15:30 Location: Ds. Theodoor Fliednerstraat in Eindhoven

On September 24, 2019, Tilburg University will join Fontys Hogescholen in signing the Declaration of intent of Dutch institutions for higher education concerning the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Vice-President and member of the Executive Board Paulina Snijders will sign on behalf of Tilburg University, and the City of Tilburg will be represented at the signing ceremony. The purpose of the Convention is to improve the position of all people with disabilities.

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Present from Tilburg University: Paulina Snijders, Femke Willekens (Student Dean), Jolanda Bachrach (Senior Policy officer Education)


  • Welcome
  • Introduction of signers and some questions to signers in the form of a panel discussion/interview
  • Signing and photo
  • Drinks and snacks