Event date: 

13 Jun 2019

Event location: 

UN Headquarters, (Conference Room 6), New York

Community Based Inclusive Development (CBID) is an approach aiming at CRPD implementation at community level. This side event will look at how persons with disabilities, their families and grassroot-level Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) are empowered through CBID. This side event will shed light on the CBID approach, and will share best practices from all corners of the world.


Organised by the Permanent Mission of Austria with the support of the Zero Project and the International Disability and Development Consortium

Co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Ethiopia and Czech Republic, the International Disability Alliance (IDA), CBR Global Network (CGN) and the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner (OHCHR)

Moderation by Catalina Devandas, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Panellists: Victoria Lee (OHCHR), Farida Yesmin (CGN), Martin Essl (Zero Project), Yetnebersh Nigussie (IDDC), Alessandra Aresu (IDDC), Bhargavi Davar (TCI Asia)

CART and ISL interpretation available.