14th Session CRPD Committee: Side Session on Inclusive Education

Inclusive Education:  From Right to Practice

Report from Inclusion International Side Session 28 08 15 (pdf)



Inclusion International hosted a side event at the 14th Session of the CRPD Committee at the UN in Geneva on 28 August.  The purpose of the session was to promote progressive examples of inclusive education from around the world.  As the CRPD Committee of Experts are in the process of drafting a General Comment on Article 24, this session was designed to demonstrate how inclusive education is working in different regions of the world even in countries with few resources


Klaus Lachwitz, President, Inclusion International


  • Dr. Michael Fembek, Director, Zero Project, Essl Foundation
  • Maureen Piggot, President, Inclusion Europe
  • Nagase Osamu, Asia-Pacific Regional Representative, Inclusion International
  • Fatma Wangare, Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Association for the Intellectually Handicapped (KAIH)
  • Diane Richler, Past President, Inclusion International

Report from Inclusion International Side Session 28 08 15 (pdf)