From the Commonwealth Summit to the Global Disability Summit

Americas, Events, June 12 2018

NEW YORK, USA: For those in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, you are welcome to attend a COSP11 side event led by the The Commonwealth Secretariat and ADD International:

‘From the Commonwealth Summit to the Global Disability Summit’

From 10.00 – 11.15 on Wednesday 13 June 2018 in Conference Room B, UN Headquarter


  • Layne Robinson, Head of Social Policy Development, Economic, Youth & Sustainable Development Directorate, The Commonwealth Secretariat

Opening Remarks                              

  • Daniela Bas, Director Division for Inclusive Social Development, UN DESA

Special Guests

  • Mosharraf Hossain, Director of Global Policy, Influencing & Research, ADD International                                                       
  • Jonathan Andrews, I AM ABLE: The Commonwealth Youth Campaign for Disability Rights
  • Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, Global Disability Advisor, World Bank Group
  • Sarah Rattray, Global Policy Specialist for Human Rights, UNDP
  • Ola Abu Alghaib, Director Global Influencing, and Research, Leonard Cheshire Disability

Source: IDA_CRDP Forum

Re-posted with permission.


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