Leaving No One Behind: Best Practices for Transitioning from Institutions to Community Care

Americas, Events, June 12 2018

NEW YORK, USA: For those in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, please join the side event:

Leaving no one behind: Best practices for transitioning from institutions to community care


June 12, 2018 | 16:30-18:00  | Labouisse Hall, UNICEF House |         

3 UN Plaza, New York, NY, 10017 (44th ST, between 1st and 2nd Ave)

Coffee and snacks will be served. CART and Sign Language interpretation will be provided.



  • Connie Laurin-Bowie, Inclusion International

Speakers :

  • Robert Martin, Member of the UN CRPD Committee , New Zealand
  • Carlos Ríos-Espinosa, Human Rights Watch
  • Dumitrita Cropivnitchi, Self-advocate from Moldova, Lumos
  • Maria Do Carmo Brandt, Secretary for the Ministry of Social Development of Brazil
  • Representative from New Zealand
  • H.E. Ms. Rosita Dimitrova, Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Policy of Bulgaria


Source: IDA_CRDP Forum

Re-posted with permission

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