PLENARY: Inclusion for People with Disabilities


Monday, May 13

2:00p - 3:30p

Room 1

This plenary session will facilitate discussions and experience sharing among key stakeholders on the importance of ‘inclusion of persons with disabilities’ for sustainable and resilient development and the methods to make it a reality.

Two main objectives of the session are:

(1) Share experience, good practices and collaboration of communities, humanitarian, disaster recovery and disabilities actors in socio- economic recovery and resilience in the aftermath of crisis; and

(2) Identify key bottlenecks and durable solutions for countries in setting up laws on disability inclusion and integrating disability into disaster preparedness, response and recovery.

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