• Americas

    Leave No One behind – How to Include People with Intellectual Disability

    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 ‘Leave No One behind – How to Include People with Intellectual Disability’ On 14 June 2018 at 8:15-9:30 AM in CR12 at UNHQ People with intellectual disability are often the… Continue Reading »

    Addressing Intersections Of Gender And Disability: Voices Of Women With Disabilities From The Global South

    NEW YORK, USA: Those attending CoSP are also invited to attend a side event organized by the Disability Rights Fund and Humanity and Inclusion/Making It Work gender and disability project to learn how women with disabilities in the global south are addressing intersectional forms of discrimination and promoting change in their communities with support from the African Disability Forum,… Continue Reading »

    Disability Data: Exploring the use of the Washington Group Questions in Programmatic, Humanitarian and Development Settings

    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: ‘Disability Data: Exploring the use of the Washington Group Questions in Programmatic, Humanitarian and Development Settings’ It will take place Thursday 14 June, 2018 from 12.30 – 14.30 at 10th Floor, UN Church Center, 777… Continue Reading »

    Adolescence, Disability and Gender Inequalities: Understanding the Policy Implications of New Research Findings for LMICs

    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 to discuss new research on adolescence, disability and gender inequalities and the policy implications; hosted by Gage Consortium and Leonard Cheshire. ‘Adolescence, Disability and Gender Inequalities: Understanding the Policy Implications of New… Continue Reading »

    The Global Action on Disability (GLAD) Network: Article 32 in Practice

    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:  “The Global Action on Disability (GLAD) Network: Article 32 in Practice” On Thursday 14 June 2018 at 1.15 pm in Room CR4, Un Headquarters, New York. This annual side-event on the GLAD… Continue Reading »

    Results of CRPD Committee Elections at the 11th CoSP

    NEW YORK, USA: On Tuesday, 12 June 2018, the elections for 9 seats for the CRPD Committee took place on the first day of the 11th Conference of States Parties to the CRPD.   IDA congratulates the re-elected and newly elected candidates, whose term will term will begin in 2019: Ms Rosemary Kayess (Australia) Ms Gertrude… Continue Reading »

    No Child Left Behind: Rights-based Approaches in Childhood Disabilities

    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: ‘No Child Left Behind: Rights-based Approaches in Childhood Disabilities’ In this event, a panel comprised of youth with lived experiences, government officials, researchers, and families will discuss the results of… Continue Reading »

    New Ways for Employment and Social Inclusion to Leave No One Behind

    NEW YORK, USA: For those in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD: ‘New Ways for Employment and Social Inclusion to leave no one behind’ On June 13th from 6:30-8:30 PM at UN Headquarters, Conference Room 12 (CR12)  Join for an exchange of views, where they will present a case study operating in Europe and Latin… Continue Reading »

    The Role of Information and Communication technologies (ICTs) in Accelerating Implementation of the CRPD

    NEW YORK, USA: For those in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, please join hosts ITU, Zero Project and G3ict at the side event ‘The Role of Information and Communication technologies (ICTs) in Accelerating Implementation of the CRPD’ On Thursday, June 14th from 10-11:15am at UN Headquarters, NY, Conference Room B… Continue Reading »