UN Side Event
“Disability ≠ Inability” Equality and Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Enhancing Co-ordinated Response
New-York (United States of America), 14 June, 2016
The Side Event will explore the link between disabilities and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as action, co-operation and partnerships between regional and international organisations to ensure full protection of the human rights of persons with disabilities in the context of achieving internationally agreed SDGs.
Marja Ruotanen, Director of Human Dignity and Equality, Council of Europe
Daniela Bas, Director, Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)
Kalle Könkkölä, Chair of the Finnish Disability Forum, Dr. hc.
Liri Kopaci-Di Michele, Head of Equality Division, Council of Europe
For more information, please consult the attached flyer on the UN side event “Disability ≠ Inability”.
- Romania should improve the protection of persons with disabilities, combat violence against women, safeguard press freedom and maintain the independence of the judiciary
- Safeguarding human rights in the era of artificial intelligence
- Albania should step up protection of children and inclusion of persons with disabilities