Event date: 

18 Jul 2016

Event location: 

Ford Foundation, New York

The Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities is holding a town-hall style discussion on the Contributions of Persons with Disabilities in the HLPF Voluntary National Reviews.

The discussion will include representatives of persons with disabilities from Germany, Morocco, Latin-America, the Philippines and Uganda

  • Michael Herbst, CBM, Germany
  • José Maria Viera, World Blind Union, Latin America
  • Abdelmajid Makni, Collectif pour la Promotion des Droits des Personnes en Situation de Handicap, Morocco
  • Lauro Purcil, ASEAN Disability Forum, Philippines
  • Ambrose Murangira, National Association of the Deaf, Uganda
  • Moderated by Yetnebersh Nigussie, Light for the World, Ethiopia
  • Respondents from UN Member States


Date: Monday, 18 July 2016 from 1.15-2:45pm

Venue: Ford Foundation, East River Room, 11th Floor 320 E 43rd St, New York, NY 10017 (between 1st and 2nd Aves)

To register please RSVP Megan Smithmsmith@ida-secretariat.org

Lunch and refreshments will be served

Please see the invitation for the event.