Ms Emmanuelle Grange

Ms Emmanuelle  Grange

Position: EU Fellow
School and/or Centres: Centre for European Studies



BA from the Institute of Political Sciences of Strasboug and an MA in European Political and Administrative Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges.

Emmanuelle Grange joined the European Commission in 1995 and became Head of Unit in 2005. She is now the Head of the Disability and Inclusion Unit within the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion. Emmanuelle's research project deals with the Australian and EU Disability Strategies and focuses on three different but complementary avenues with a future-oriented perspective: 
1) effectiveness and impact (political, legislative and economic) of a mainstreaming disability strategy and the potential components of the future ones; 
2) legal, political and international issues related to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, its Optional Protocol and the relationships with the UN Committee of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; 
3) specific focus on the areas of accessibility, employment, independent living and participation of the civil society. Emmanuelle will be at the ANU from July-October

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