10th Conference of States Parties to the CRPD

Americas, June 3 2017

 

NEW YORK: The 10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD (COSP10) will take place from 13 to 15 June 2017 at UN Headquarters in New York. The COSP is one of the largest and most diverse disability meetings in the world.

Flags in front of UN HeadquartersThe main theme of COSP10 is: “The Second Decade of the CRPD: Inclusion and full participation of persons with disabilities and their representative organizations in the implementation of the Convention”, as well as sub-themes: “Addressing the impact of multiple discrimination on persons with disabilities and promoting their participation and multi-stakeholder partnerships for achieving the SDGs in line with the CRPD”,

“Inclusion and full participation of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action”, and “Promoting inclusive urban development and implementation of the New Urban Agenda – Habitat III”. The Bureau (elect) are: Bulgaria (President), and (Vice-Presidents) Ecuador, Germany, Sri Lanka and Tunisia. On 12 June, day prior to the opening of COSP10, the CRPD Civil Society Forum will be held organized by civil society organizations, including organizations of persons with disabilities. DESA will be continuing previous practices by organizing its Forum on Disability and Development in conjunction with the COSP10 to focus on pertinent issues, such as the implementation of the New Urban Agenda and promoting accessible and inclusive urban development.

NGO registration and new NGO accreditation, as well as application for side-events and exhibits are now available on the UN Enable website, go to https://goo.gl/yKYZQq

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