11th session of the Conference of State Parties to the CRPD (COSP 11)
The 11th session of the Conference of State Parties to the CRPD (COSP 11) will take place at the UN Headquarters in New York from Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 June 2018. The Civil Society Forum / Day of General Discussion will take place on Monday 11 June.
The theme for COSP 11 is "Leaving no one behind through the full implementation of the CRPD".
Roundtable 1. National fiscal space, public-private partnerships and international cooperation for strengthening the implementation of the CRPD
Roundtable 2. Women and girls with disabilities
Roundtable 3. Political participation and equal recognition before the law
Cross-cutting theme: Promoting high-quality disability statistics and disaggregation of data by disability status for the full realization of the rights of persons with disabilities
Overview of programme for COSP 11
Monday 11 June:
- Civil Society Forum / Day of General Discussion on Art 4 (3) and 33 (3) COSP 11 - provisional agenda
Tuesday 12 - Thursday 14 June - COSP 11:
- Provisional Agenda for COSP 11
- 2018 Elections for the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD Committee) on Tuesday 12 June
- See the GQUAL Campaign, International Disability Alliance (IDA) and IDDC call to restore gender balance to move towards gender parity to the CRPD Committee.
Overview of the side-events in which IDDC and IDDC member organisations involved during COSP 11:
Tuesday 12 June
10:00 - 11:15am
- Leverage investment through partnerships. Inclusive Education for girls and boys with disabilities in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC) - organised by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the UN and co-hosted by the Permanent Missions of Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, the United Kingdom, Czech Republic; International Disability Alliane (IDA); International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC); Bridging the Gap; GAATES; Global Campaign for Education (GCE); Global Partnership for Education (GPE); World Enabled - in conference room B, UN Building.
- Leaving no one behind - inclusion in the labour market - counting and documenting it all - organised by the Ministry for Children and Social Affairs, Denmark and Disabled People's Organisations Denmark (DPOD) - in conference room B, UN Building
- Let Me Decide and Thrive - Securing the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of girls and young women with disabilities - organised by Plan International, the Permanent Missions of Australia and Norway, the Office of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) - at the Permanent Mission of Australia to the UN, 150 East 42nd Street 33rd floor.
- Persons with deaf blindness and inequalities: What do the data say, what the reality is, and the road ahead - organised by the Permanent Mission of Norway and co-hosted by the World Federation of the Deafblind (WFDB), the International Disability Alliance (IDA), Sense International and DFID
- Using CRPD as a normative framework to address human rights of persons with leprosy related disabilities - organised by The Leprosy Mission International (TLMI) / Disabled People International (DPI)
Wednesday 13 June
- Including the most likely to be left behind: Women and Girls with Disabilities in rural and remote settings - organised by CBM and Rehabilitation International, Harvard Law School Project on Disability and UN-DESA with co-sponsors Permanent Missions of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Malta to the UN - in conference room 12, UN Building.
- Disability and Inclusion at the World Bank - organised by The World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), Sightsavers and Leonard Chesire - in conference room B, UN Building
Thursday 14 June
8:15 - 9:30am
- Adolescence, disability and gender inequalities: understanding the policy implications of new research findings for LMICs - organised by Leonard Cheshire, the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and GAGE - in conference room 7, UN Building.
- Leadership and Mentoring of youth with disabilities: gaps and opportunities - UNICEF, Mobility International USA (MIUSA), Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD), Leonard Cheshire,Global Partnership on Children with Disabilities (GPcwd) - in conference room B, UN Building.
- Disability Data: Exploring the use of the Washington Group Questions in programmatic, humanitarian and development settings - organised by Leonard Cheshire, Humanity and Inclusion (HI), the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the International Disability Alliance (IDA) and Unicef - at the UN Church Center room F/10.
- Addressing intersections of gender and disability. voices of women with disabilities from the Global South - organised by Disability Rights Fund (DRF), Disability Rights Advocacy Fund, and Humanity and Inclusion (Handicap International) - in conference room B, UN Building.
- From Words to Action: Holding ourselves to account for Global Disability Summit Commitments - organised by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the International Disability Alliance (IDA) - in conference room C
- Bridging the Gap (BtG): European commitment to data collection and use for the inclusion of women and girls with disabilities - organised by the European Commission and the Office for the High Commission on Human Rights (OHCHR) - in conference room 7, UN Building