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12th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the UN CRPD

12th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the UN CRPD
Date: 16/04/2019

1 Overview
The 12th session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will take place from Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 June 2019 at UN Headquarters in New York.

On Monday 10 June, a Civil Society CRPD Forum will be held to complement the Conference.

2 Themes and Sub-Themes
The overarching theme of the Conference is "Ensuring the inclusion of persons with disabilities in a changing world through the implementation of the CRPD". Three round tables will address the following themes:

  1. Technology, digitalization and ICTs for the empowerment and inclusion of persons with disabilities
  2. Social inclusion and the right of the highest attainable standard of health 
  3. Inclusion of persons with disabilities in society through participation in cultural life, recreation, leisure and sports

Cross-cutting theme: Awareness-raising.

3. Bureau of the CoSP 12

  • President  Ecuador (Latin American and Carribean Group)
  • Vice-Presidents   Hungary (Eastern European Group), Singapore (Asia-Pacific Group), Finland (Western European and Others Group) & Liberia (African Group).

4. Civil Society Participation

5. Civil Society Forum

Coming soon

6 Registration for civil society!
Registration for civil society is now open. Click this link to access the registration platform. Deadline for registrations: 28 May 2019.



https://www.internationaldisabilityalliance.org/12th-cosp