June 6, 2019 to June 8, 2019

The Government of Argentina Republic, the International Alliance Disability (IDA) and the Latin American Network of Non-Governmental Organizations of Persons with Disabilities and their Families (RIADIS) are pleased to announce that they are hosting "Disability Summit, Argentina 2019 ", which will take place in Buenos Aires, between June 6 and 8, 2019.

This will be a follow-up to the first "Global Disability Summit", held in London in 2018; and seeks to strengthen the commitment of Latin America and the world to ensure the full inclusion of people with disabilities and guarantee their rights, freedoms and human dignity.

The Summit represents an opportunity to reflect on the formulation and strengthening of public policies and good practices in the different discussion panels, with the voices of people with disabilities to be at the forefront. The Summit will also be an opportunity to share, consolidate the contribution of Latin America to this global space of exchange and reiterate commitments made in the Latin America region for the rights of persons with disabilities.

As a result, the Summit will bring together governments, organizations of people with disabilities, civil society organizations, international organizations, international cooperation agencies, academia and the private sector, with the hope of achieving real change for people with disabilities.

  • For more information, you can contact the email: coordinacion [at] cumbreglobaldiscapacidad.gob.ar