15th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD (COSP15)
If you are involved in a side event that is not on our list, or if you’re planning to go to New York, let us know! Email Manel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Themes and Sub-themes
Overarching theme: Building societies after the COVID pandemic where persons with disabilities are included and can take part now and in the future.
Sub theme 1: New ideas and technology to make disability rights real
Sub theme 2: Giving people with disabilities with the education, training and skills that they need to find a job, earn an income and be able to support themselves.
Sub theme 3: Making sure persons with disabilities are part of the work on climate action, reducing the risk of disasters and being able to recover quickly from natural disasters.
|13 June||Civil Society Forum||Livestream|
|14 June||Opening Ceremony, Day of Elections||Livestream|
|15 June||Roundtable discussions 1 + 2||Livestream|
|16 June||Roundtable 3, Interactive dialogue, Closing Ceremony||Livestream|
Highlights for our Network
|Monday 13 June||3.00 – 4.15 pm||Building Disability-Inclusive and Participatory Societies: Self advocacy, children´s protagonism, and inclusive education: advances and challenges in Latin America||Instituto Jô Clemente|
|Tuesday 14 June||8.30 – 9.45am||Launch of the Listen, Include, Respect Guidelines on Inclusive Participation||Down Syndrome International, Inclusion International||Link to register|
|Thursday 16 June||11:30 – 12:45pm||Community 2030: a disability perspective on support and care systems||United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights||Link to register|
|Thursday 16 June||10.00 – 11.15am||People with intellectual disabilities and their families in Ukraine – Challenges and mobilization of a network||Inclusion Europe, Inclusion International||Link to register|
|Thursday 16 June||11:30 – 12:45pm||Canary in a Coalmine: The Expansion of Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada||Inclusion Canada||Register here|
|Friday 17 June||8.30 – 9:45am||Economic empowerment and entrepreneurship of persons with disabilities – Virtual Expo||International Disability and Development Consortium||Register here|
|Friday 17 June||8.30 – 9:45am||“Foundation”al work in challenging times||Fundación Descúbreme|
Full list of side-events available here
Our In-person Delegation
This year we’ll have a team of representatives from our network attending the in-person events in New York.
They will help to promote the launch of our Listen Include Respect guidelines with Governments, UN Agencies and INGOs.
We’ll also take the opportunity to network and do advocacy related to our current global advocacy agenda.
Follow our Twitter page for live updates from them!