June 13, 2017 to June 15, 2017

Below is a list of side events that IDA members organized or participated in as speakers, or that the International Disability Alliance co-sponsored during COSP10.

Find flyers and further details on the events by clicking the links

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Tuesday 13 June

10.00 am—11.30 am, Conf. Room 4
Transforming Lives: Accessibility Resources for Human Rights in Action. Organized by: European Union
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11.45 am—1.00 pm, Conf. Room E
Together for Ensuring Sexual and Reproductive Health and Human Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities: How to tackle multiple discrimination and inequalities. Organized by: Permanent Mission of Austria.
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1.15 pm—1.45 pm, Conf. Room 4
Persons with disabilities on the move: the rights of refugees and migrants with disabilities. Organized by: EDF, UNICEF, OHCHR, HRW, IDA, UNHCR
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1.15 pm—2.45 pm, Conf. Room 12
Participation of persons with disabilities in the work of NHRIs in monitoring and promoting the implementation of the Convention. Organized by: Permanent Mission of Australia, Permanent Mission of Finland
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1.15 pm—2.30 pm, Conf. Room E
Full Inclusion in Education - Possible by 2030? Organized by: World Federation of the Deaf (WFD).
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3.00 pm—4.30 pm, Conf. Room 12
Mental health, human rights and alternative supports. Organized by: World Health Organization (WHO).
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3.00 pm—4.30 pm, Conf. Room 11
The Global Action on Disability (GLAD) Network: Coordinating action among the donor community. Organized by: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia and the International Disability Alliance 
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4.45 pm—6.00 pm, Conf. Room 11
DPO Participation in SDG Implementation & Reporting: Experience from the ground. Organized by: Disability Rights Advocacy Fund (DRAF).
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6.15 pm—8.00 pm, Conf. Room 4
Toward a draft General Comment on Art. 19 CRPD. Providing a forum for interactive dialogue on the right to living independently and being included in the community. Organized by: The Division of Strategies and Plans, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEP), Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, Thailand, CRPD, IDA, OHCHR 
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Wednesday 14 June

10.00 am—11.30 am, Conf. Room 11
Access and Dignity Displaced: Women, Children, Adolescents, and Disability in Humanitarian Emergencies. Organized by: Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies & Environments (GAATES)
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10.00 am—11.30 am, Conf. Room E
Disability-inclusive employment strategies supporting the eradication of poverty. PM Austria, Essl Foundation.
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11.45 am—1.00 pm, Conf. Room 11
Nothing about us without us: Enhancing participation of persons with disabilities in political and public life in Asia & Europe. Organized by: Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)
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1.15 pm—2.30 pm, Conf. Room 4
Sufficiency of law, deficiency of rights; I decide therefore I am - the new human rights paradigm for persons with disabilities. Article 12 UNCRPD the new human rights paradigm. Organized by: Permanent Missions to the UN of Australia, Bulgaria, India and Colombia, and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, the Bulgarian Center for Not-for-Profit Law and International Disability Alliance.
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1.15 pm—2.30 pm, Conf. Room 7
Electing Women with Disabilities: Why and How to Ensure a Gender- and Regionally-Balanced CRPD Committee. Organized by: Women Enabled, OHCHR, IDA
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1.15 pm—2.30 pm, Conf. Room 11
EU initiative Bridging the Gap (BtG): Achieving the SDGs in line with the CRPD. Organized by: European Union
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4.45 pm—6.00 pm, Conf. Room E
Accessibility Issues for Hard of Hearing Persons. Organized by: International Federation of Hard of Hearing People (IFHOH)
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4.45 pm—6.00 pm, Conf. Room 11
Children with disabilities in the global study on children deprived of liberty. Organized by: Inclusion International (II)

6.15 pm—8.00 pm, Conf. Room 12
Nigerian Diasporas with Disabilities and Partners. Organized by: Equal Rights for Persons with Disabilities International, Inc., The Nigerian Presidency’s Office of the Senior Special Assistant on Disability Matters

Thursday 15 June

8.00 am—9.30 am, Conf. Room 12
From Policy to Action - Institutionalising Self-representation. Organized by: Permanent Mission of South Africa
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10.00 am—11.30 am, Conf. Room E
The safety of persons with disability in situations of conflict and excessive violence. Organized by: Arab Organization of Disabled People (AODP)
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11.45 am—1.00 pm, Conf. Room 12
Persons with Disabilities in Armed Conflict. Organized by: OHCHR, IDA, UNICEF, Human Rights Watch
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11.45 am—1.00 pm, Conf. Room E
The role of DPOs in developing practical approaches to disaster risk management in the Asia-Pacific Region. Organized by: Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPO Australia)

1.15 pm—2.30 pm, Conf. Room 11
Youth with Disabilities-Inclusion, Participation and Rights. Organized by UNFPA.
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1.15 pm—2.30 pm, Conf. Room 12
How Establishing Partnerships with Multiple Types of Stakeholders Helps to Increase Access to the Political Process. Organised by the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka.
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1.15 pm—2.30 pm, Conf. Room E
Accessible Global Governance: Confronting the Challenges of Participation for Persons with Disabilities in the UN System. Organized by: Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP)

1.15 pm—2.30 pm, Conf. Room 4
A journey towards strengthened cooperation between the international and regional human rights mechanisms: implementation of the CRPD and SDGs. Organized by: OHCHR
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3.00 pm—4.30 pm, Conf. Room E
Our convention, our future, don’t be afraid: People with Down syndrome and their families open up a conversation on living in today’s and tomorrow's world. Organized by: New Zealand HRC
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3.00 pm—4.30 pm, Conf. Room 12
Smart City for All. ICT for Inclusive Urban Development. Organized by: Permanent Mission of UAE, World Enabled, G3ict 

3.00 pm—4.30 pm, Conf. Room 11
Inclusive initiatives for persons with disabilities in the Americas within the framework of the inter-American convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against persons with disabilities (CIADDIS)
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