2 December 2020

The 13th session of Conference of States Parties (CoSP) on the rights of persons with disabilities will take place this week virtually. This annual event is an important space for states to come together to advance the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Leonard Cheshire is part co-hosting 3 side events during this week, and we invite you to join us for these events by registering through the links below:

Building a Better World For All: Youth-led Initiatives to Ensure Inclusive and Accountable Environments

Friday 4 December 2020 8:30am - 9:45am Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Organiser: Humanity & Inclusion, Restless Development & Leonard Cheshire

Join us at our side event with Humanity & Inclusion and Restless Development this Friday 4 December, which will bring together representatives from youth civil society and governments to explore the opportunities and challenges when collecting citizen-generated data that can help to ensure effective implementation of the CRPD and 2030 Agenda.

Registration for this event has now closed.

Inclusion Counts: data-driven advocacy for implementation of the CRPD 

Friday 4 December 2020 8:30am - 9:45am Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Organiser: European Disability Forum (EDF) with partners from Innovation to Inclusion (i2i)

This event will focus on the innovative processes adapted to build capacity on data-driven advocacy during the time of COVID-19, and will highlight why such tools and capacity building are essential. Themes explored will include: the role of OPDs in policy change by data driven advocacy, CRPD Articles 27 & 28, pivoting of ongoing programmatic work to address challenges presented by COVID-19, OPD engagement in CRPD monitoring and current and future commitments of UK Government to disability inclusion.

Registration for this event has now closed.

The Future of Work: Inclusive and accessible business for sustainable growth

Organisers: Nippon Foundation & Leonard Cheshire

The side event, co-hosted by Leonard Cheshire and the Nippon Foundation took place on Wednesday 2nd December. Our panel of disability inclusion experts and business leaders talked about the disability and business agenda for 2030 and how investing in the right to work in open, inclusive and accessible environments for all, will drive business forward.

Registration for this event has now closed.

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