Implementing the 2030 development agenda for all persons with disabilities: Leaving no one behind

AHRCentre Project Director Rosemary Kayess was in New York for the 9th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, 14-16 June 2016. Rosemary facilitated the general discussion on the 2030 development agenda and engaged discussion on best avaenues to promote the value of NHRI participation in the Conference of State Parties and in other New York-based UN bodies and mechanisms. 

The theme

“Implementing the 2030 development agenda for all persons with disabilities: Leaving no one behind”

Sub-themes: 

  • Eliminating poverty and inequality for all persons with disabilities
  • Promoting the rights of persons with mental and intellectual disabilities
  • Enhancing accessibility to information and technology and inclusive development
  • Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the CRPD

To read more about this, see https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/conference-of-states-pa...