Video: II’s statement at COSP on creating Inclusive Communities

10th Conference of States Parties 13-15 June, 2017- United Nations Headquarters,

Inclusion International Executive Director, Connie Laurin-Bowie, addressed the CRPD Committee during the sessionon on the Draft General Comment on Article 19 UNCRPD.

Article 19 is a vision of the world we would like to have- choice, support, transforming communities…

The absence of institutions does not mean we have inclusive communities

What does Art19 mean where no service infrastructure? Unintentionally, people implement by creating segregated places…