HLPF: Reducing inequalities: a look at persons with disabilities

Wednesday 10 July 1:15 - 2:30 PM in Conference Room 5, UNHQ.

The Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities in collaboration with International Disability Alliance, CBM, European Disability Forum, UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report, UN OHCHR, Equinet, Leonard Cheshire, Bridging the Gap project , Humanity & Inclusion, Disabled People’s Organisations Denmark (DPOD) is pleased to invite you to our side event during the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF).

Reducing inequalities: a look at persons with disabilities

When: Wednesday 10 July 1:15 - 2:30 PM 
Where: Conference Room 5, UNHQ.


To achieve a world in which no one is left behind, SDG 10, and the interlinked SDGs, must be carried out in line with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that promotes, protects and ensures the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities across the lifespan. During the side event, speakers will elaborate on concrete, action-oriented recommendations and bring practical experiences to the table to advance the implementation of Goal 10 for persons with disabilities. In addition, equal access to education and employment opportunities, responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels, and non-discriminatory laws and policies for sustainable development will be discussed.


The side event will be accessible with International Sign interpretation and real-time captioning.


Questions? Email HLPF2019@ida-secretariat.org 


Conference Room 5