• Americas

    Including the Most Likely to be Left Behind: Women and Girls with Disabilities in Rural and Remote Settings

    NEW YORK, USA: For those in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, please join hosts Rehabilitation International, CBM, Harvard Law School Project on Disability and UN-DESA with Co-sponsors: Permanent Missions of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Malta to the United Nations. ‘Including the most likely to be… Continue Reading »

    Intersectionality and Article 29: Making Political Participation Inclusive of Persons with Multiple Social Identities

    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: ‘Intersectionality and Article 29: Making Political Participation Inclusive of Persons with Multiple Social Identities’ On WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13TH, 10 -11:30AM IN CR C Chair Ms. Virginia Atkinson Inclusion Advisor, International… Continue Reading »

    From the Commonwealth Summit to the Global Disability Summit

    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… Continue Reading »

    LGBTI People with Disability and Implementation of the CRPD

    NEW YORK, USA: For those in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, please join hosts People with Disability Australia, on behalf of Disabled People’s Organisations Australia at the: LGBTI People with Disability and Implementation of the CRPD It is on Tuesday 12 June from 6:30 – 8:00pm (GMT-4) in Conference Room 4. About the… Continue Reading »

    Financing the Implementation of the CRPD, Problems of Instability and Inconsistency, Perspectives of Women and Refugees with Disabilities of the Global South

    NEW YORK, USA: For those in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, please join: Disabled Peoples’ International (DPI), CBM International, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), World Bank Group, Global Coalition on Migration,  Australian Federation of Disability Organizations (AFDO) and  Arab Forum for Rights of Persons with… Continue Reading »

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

    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… Continue Reading »

    Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian and Peacebuilding Processes

    NEW YORK, USA: For those in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, please join An Evening Conversation: Persons with Disabilities in Emergency and Peacebuilding Processes Tuesday 12 June | 6.30 pm – 7.45 pm | Conference Room B Organized by: the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Poland to the UN, International Disability Alliance,… Continue Reading »

    Transforming communities: From Mental Health to Inclusion

    NEW YORK, USA: For those in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, please join hosts TCI Asia, Human Rights Watch, IDA, DRF and OHCHR at the side event Transforming communities: From Mental Health to Inclusion   On June 12, from 8.15-9.30 am at UN Headquarters, New York, Room No. CR 7. Moderator:  Victoria Lee, OHCHR Speakers: Shantha… Continue Reading »

    Leaving No One Behind – Inclusion in the Labour Market

    NEW YORK, USA: For those attending the 11th Conference of State Parties in New York, Disabled People’s Organisations Denmark and Danish Ministry for Children and Social Affairs invite you to a side event: LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND – inclusion in the labour market Tuesday 12th June 11:45-13:00 in Conference Room B In many high income countries efforts have been… Continue Reading »