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Pacific SDG Report from CRPD Perspective – Executive Summary

Americas, Events, June 13 2018

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NEW YORK, USA: For those in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, please join: ‘From Recognition to Realization of Rights: Furthering Effective Partnership for an Inclusive Pacific 2030’ On Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 6:30p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Conference Room B   The side event aims at providing… Continue Reading »

Driving Government & Private Investment and Action in Inclusive Sport Under the Kazan Action Plan Commitments Aligned with CRPD

Americas, Events, June 13 2018

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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 Irish Government via the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations. Ireland ratified CRPD this year and the Irish government can for… Continue Reading »

Disability-inclusive Development in Africa – DPO Participation in Monitoring and Implementation of the New AU Disability Protocol and the CRPD

Americas, Events, June 13 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 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), African Disability Forum, and African Union ‘Disability-inclusive Development in Africa – DPO Participation in Monitoring and Implementation of… Continue Reading »

Moving Beyond Inclusion: Effective Approaches to Promote Literacy for Students with Disabilities in the Classroom

Americas, Events, June 13 2018

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NEW YORK, USA: For those in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, please join: US AID and the Global Reading Network Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 11.45am-1.00pm at United Nations Headquarters, Room CR B Due in large part to ratifying the Convention on the Rights of Persons with… Continue Reading »

People with Disabilities in Prison: Challenges & Good Practice

Americas, Events, June 13 2018

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NEW YORK, USA: For those in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, please join hosts The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, First Peoples Disability Network Australia, Disability Rights Fund and Human Rights Watch for an interactive discussion with experts and advocates to discuss… Continue Reading »

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

Americas, Events, June 12 2018

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… Continue Reading »

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

Americas, Events, June 12 2018

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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.… Continue Reading »

From the Commonwealth Summit to the Global Disability Summit

Americas, Events, June 12 2018

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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… Continue Reading »

LGBTI People with Disability and Implementation of the CRPD

Americas, Events, June 12 2018

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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)… Continue Reading »

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

Americas, Events, June 12 2018

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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… Continue Reading »

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… Continue Reading »

Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian and Peacebuilding Processes

Americas, Events, June 12 2018

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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… Continue Reading »

Transforming communities: From Mental Health to Inclusion

Americas, Events, June 11 2018

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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.… Continue Reading »

Leaving No One Behind – Inclusion in the Labour Market

Americas, Events, June 11 2018

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… Continue Reading »

Equity and Inclusion in Education for Children with Disabilities

Americas, Events, News, June 11 2018

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NEW YORK, USA: Right to education is one of the most important rights for persons with disabilities since it directly impacts the enjoyment of all other rights which the Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) protects. Article 24 of the CRPD safeguards the right of children with disabilities… Continue Reading »

Disability and Inclusion at the World Bank

Americas, Events, News, June 11 2018

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NEW YORK, USA: The World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), Sightsavers and Leonard Cheshire are holding an event on “Disability and Inclusion at World Bank” on the occasion of the 11th Conference of the States Parties (CoSP) to the UN Convention on the Rights of… Continue Reading »

Disability at the Stage of Instability in the Arab World

Americas, Events, Middle East, June 8 2018

NEW YORK, USA: On the Occasion of the 11th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD & Co – Sponsored by DESA The League of Arab States (LAS): Development & Social Polices Department The Arab Organization of Persons with Disabilities (AOPD) are holding a side event on: Disability at the stage… Continue Reading »

Disability, Sexuality, and Holding States Accountable: Local and Global Strategies

Americas, Events, June 8 2018

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NEW YORK, USA: Those attending CoSP are also invited to attend a side event organized by the CREA, Women Enabled International, Shanta Memorial Rehabilitation Centre, Center for Reproductive Rights, and Sexual Rights Initiative. Disability, Sexuality, and Holding States Accountable: Local and Global Strategies The event will take place on Tuesday, June 12, 2018… Continue Reading »

Inclusive Education for Girls and Boys with Disabilities in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC)

Americas, June 7 2018

NEW YORK, USA: Those attending 11th session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the CRPD are also invited to attend a side event ‘Leverage investment through partnerships: Inclusive Education for girls and boys with disabilities in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC)’ In Low and Middle Income countries more than 32 million… Continue Reading »

Now Available – GFDRR Publications on Disability-inclusive DRM

Americas, Disaster, News, June 7 2018

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WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Over the past year, members of the Disability & Development team of The World Bank reached out to their networks for inputs and insights into Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) supported work on including persons with disabilities in Disaster Risk Management (DRM).  The GFDRR is… Continue Reading »