IDPP will be hosting a side event at 20th International Day for Persons with Disabilities in New York at UN Headquarters on December 1 from 1:15pm-2:30pm. IDPP partnered with the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division on Social Policy and Development, and the Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to host the event.
IDPP Deputy Director and Assistant Professor in the School of Communication, Dr. Filippo Trevisan, is traveling to Boston this weekend to speak at the 2017 Ruderman Inclusion Summit. The summit takes place over 2 days: November 19 and November 20. He will present on Monday, November 20, discussing voting rights for persons with disabilities and their access to information during elections, particularly online information.
IDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn, who holds a joint appointment as Associate Professor in the School of International Service and Kogod School of Business, returned to his home state to speak on multistakeholder global governance and policy issues at the University of Oklahoma and University of Central Oklahoma on 13-14 November 2017.
Dr. Filippo Trevisan, Deputy Director of IDPP and Assistant Professor in the School of Communication at American University will travel to the University of Alabama, Birmingham later this week to share his latest work in a series of invited talks. Dr. Trevisan’s visit is supported by UAB’s Institute for Human Rights, which is directed by Associate Professor Dr. Tina Kempin Reuter.
IDPP Deputy Director and Assistant Professor at American University’s School of Communication Dr. Filippo Trevisan recently traveled to Australia to present his work on persons with disabilities and online political participation at several universities.