June 13, 2016 - 9:30am

CRD Forum 2016 panel

On Monday 13 June, over 200 activists, advocates and representatives from across civil...

Civil Society CRPD Forum

The Civil Society CRPD Forum is held annually ahead of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, at the United Nations in New York. 

The Forum gives space for open discussion and sharing of a huge diversity of experience and perspective from across the disbaility rights community, and the opportunity to engage with governments, UN bodies and others from across civil society. IDA support the coordination and facilitaiton of the Forum by the wider movement of organisations of persons with disabilities.

Article 40 of the CRPD stipulates that States Parties (signatories to the Convention) shall meet regularly in a Conference of States Parties (COSP) to consider any matter with regard to...