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Civil Society CRPD Forum 2016

over 200 activists, advocates and representatives from across civil society gathered at the United Nations in New York for the annual Civil Society CRPD Forum, as well as experts and representatives from governments and UN Agencies.

The Forum precedes the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD and gives a space for open discussion and sharing of huge diversity of experience and perspective. This year not only marked the tenth anniversary of the signing of the CRPD, but also the first since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The focus of the discussion therefore was on how persons with disabilities can and ought to be involved in the implementation of the SDGs.

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Source: The International Disability Alliance
When: 22/6/2016

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