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 manel@inclusion-international.org.

COSP Easy Read Explainer

COSP Easy Read Programme

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.

Main Agenda

13 JuneCivil Society ForumLivestream
14 JuneOpening Ceremony, Day of ElectionsLivestream
15 JuneRoundtable discussions 1 + 2Livestream
16 JuneRoundtable 3, Interactive dialogue, Closing CeremonyLivestream
Schedule of events

Highlights for our Network

DateTime ESTTopicOrganisers
Monday 13 June3.00 – 4.15 pmBuilding Disability-Inclusive and Participatory Societies: Self advocacy, children´s protagonism, and inclusive education: advances and challenges in Latin AmericaInstituto Jô Clemente
Tuesday 14 June8.30 – 9.45amLaunch of the Listen, Include, Respect Guidelines on Inclusive ParticipationDown Syndrome International, Inclusion InternationalLink to register
Thursday 16 June11:30 – 12:45pmCommunity 2030: a disability perspective on support and care systemsUnited Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human RightsLink to register
Thursday 16 June10.00 – 11.15amPeople with intellectual disabilities and their families in Ukraine – Challenges and mobilization of a networkInclusion Europe, Inclusion InternationalLink to register
Thursday 16 June11:30 – 12:45pmCanary in a Coalmine: The Expansion of Medical Assistance in Dying in CanadaInclusion CanadaRegister here
Friday 17 June8.30 – 9:45amEconomic empowerment and entrepreneurship of persons with disabilities – Virtual ExpoInternational Disability and Development ConsortiumRegister here
Friday 17 June8.30 – 9:45am“Foundation”al work in challenging timesFundación 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!