LIVE Webcast of GAATES’ Global Forum on “Accessibility and Education: Challenges and Solutions”

Americas, June 8 2015

GAATES is pleased to host a Global Forum on “Accessibility and Education: Challenges and Solutions” at the 8th Conference of States Parties (COSP) on June 8, 2015 from 3.00 – 6.00 pm. The forum will address key indicators of accessibility in the UN CPRD and accessibility in educational environments, including the built environment, assistive devices and technologies, and accessible learning materials.

Logo for the UN Web TV, Live and On DemandThe event will be available Live and on-demand on the UN Web TV website at The clickable Live icon will show 15 minutes before the start of the event.

The video screen below should also carry the event once it goes live.

GAATES is pleased have organized the event with co-sponsors; UNICEF, UN DESA, Zero Project, The Gulf Disability Society.

Program Speakers:

Opening Remarks: Mr. Mukhtar AlShibani – GAATES President
Keynote Address: Prince Sultan Bin Salman
Mr. Gopal Mitra / Rosangela Berman Bieler – UNICEF
Ms. Mona AlMansoori
Accessible Education

Ms. Betty Dion – GAATES Past President (Canada)
Mr. Deepak KC – GAATES Country Rep. (Nepal)
Ms. Janett Jimenez – GAATES Country Rep. (Mexico)
Ms. Anjlee Agarwal – GAATES Country Rep. (India)
Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee – GAATES Country Rep. (Bangladesh)
Key Indicators and Accessibility – Reporting on the UN CRPD for the Delta Centre (Norway)

Ms. Betty Dion – GAATES
Mr. Victor Pineda – GAATES
Mr. Tom Butcher – Zero Project

For more information, please feel free to contact GAATES at

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