An IDPP delegation will actively participate in the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) from 15-21 October 2016 in Quito, Ecuador. IDPP’s multifaceted contributions include: presenting at and facilitating accessible remote participation for the “Ecuador High Level Meeting and Forum on Disability Inclusion and Accessible Urban Development” hosted by UN DESA/DSPD on 16 October; and jointly convening the Persons with Disabilities Stakeholder Roundtable “Urbanization as a Catalyst for Disability Inclusive Development” on 19 October.
IDPP Program Associate Ms. Della Leonor will participate in the Third Preparatory Committee Conference for Habitat III in Surabaya, Indonesia from 25-27 July 2016 on behalf of IDPP and in support of the informal global Disability Inclusive and Accessible Urban Development Network (DIAUD).
IDPP has multifaceted active participation at this year’s 9th Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP-9) from 14-16 June at United Nations headquarters in New York – the world’s largest gathering of the global disability community. It is organizing two side events - on disability, digital societies and big data; and accessible global governance - as well as organizing official conference rapporteurs and welcoming the delegation of the USA-Indonesia Deaf Youth Leadership Cultural Exchange Program.