International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC), the Austrian, Australian and Ethiopian Mission to the UN are organising a side event launch of the report: Costing Equity - Financing Inclusive Education for children with disabilities.
The side event will bring together, among others: Ministers of Education and Finance; UN agency representatives; development aid providers in education; bilateral/multilateral agencies; private donors; civil society; and representatives of disabled person’s organisations’ from around the world.
Ensuring no one is left behind in education necessitates targeted financing policies and action for learners with disabilities. The IDDC will contribute to the subsequent discussion on education financing following the launch of the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity report: Explore the Learning Generation, through the lens of disability-inclusive education.
Date and location of the launch: Monday, 17 October 2016 (during the 2nd UN General Assembly, committee’s meetings), at 1.15pm – 2.30pm at UN Building in ew York.
Registration by Thursday 6 October is essential.
For more information on the event and on how to register please see the event invitation