June 12, 2018 to June 14, 2018

12 to 14 June, New York

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Overview of the 11th Session of the COSP
The 11th session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will take place from Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 June 2018 at UN Headquarters in New York. On Monday 11 June, a Civil Society CRPD Forum will be held to complement the Conference.

Themes and Sub-themes
The overarching theme of the Conference is “Leaving no one behind through the full implementation of the CRPD”. Three round tables will address the following themes:

  • Roundtable One: National fiscal space, public-private partnerships and international cooperation for strengthening the implementation of the CRPD
  • Roundtable Two: Women and girls with disabilities
  • Roundtable Three: Political participation and equal recognition before the law

Cross-cutting theme: Promoting high-quality disability statistics and disaggregation of data by disability status for the full realization of the rights of persons with disabilities.

Bureau of the COSP 11
President: Bulgaria (Eastern European Group). 
Vice-Presidents: Tunisia (African Group), Sri Lanka (Asia-Pacific Group), Ecuador (Latin American and Caribbean Group) and Germany (Western European and Others Group)

How can I participate? 

Coming soon

  • Civil Society CRPD Forum, Monday 11 June, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., CR4 (Word version)
  • IDA-Australia Reception, Monday 11 June, 6.30 - 8.30pm (Word version)
  • Full list of side-events co-sponsored by IDA, 12 to 14 June
  • Registration hours for picking up passes for civil society
  • Full list of side-events at the 10th COSP, 12 to 14 June

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