Event date: 

11 Jun 2018 to 14 Jun 2018

Event location: 

United Nations Headquarters, New York

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:

Overview of the side-events in which IDDC and IDDC member organisations involved during COSP 11:

Tuesday 12 June

10:00 - 11:15am





Wednesday 13 June



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.