Disabled Development?

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onsdag 10. oktober 2012, kl. 15:00

Sal: Nedjma

Arrangør: Plan Norge, Atlas-alliansen, Norsk Senter for menneskerettigheter

Inngang: Gratis

How can a great majority of people with disabilities be excluded from basic human rights just because they have a disability? Plan Norway, the Atlas Alliance and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights welcome you to an exciting debate that will explore the needs and possibilites for mainstreaming disability in development aid.
 
After the debate there will be time to network and make useful contacts while enjoying a drink and some light food.
 
In the panel:
To be confirmed, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: How will Norwegian Development Policy change in response to CRPD ratification?
 
Michael Stein: Who’s Afraid of Mainstreaming?
Professor of Law, Executive Director, Harvard Law School Project on Disability.
 
Birgit Skarstein: Persons with Disabilities in Developing Countries – unused potential?
Welfare Council in Norway, Board Member of the Norwegian Young Disabled and known from the NRK show “Ingen Grenser”.
 
Hem Poudyal: Mainstreaming disability rights in policy and programs – the Nepal Experience.
Livelihood & Microfinance Coordinator, Plan Nepal
 
Mitch Loeb: Data: Disability and development – What do the numbers tell us?
Health Scientist in the Office of Analysis and Epidemiology at the National Center for Health Statistics in USA, working for Washington Group on Disability Statistics.
 
Arnt Holte: The role and involvement of DPOs in mainstreaming disability.
Board Member of the Atlas Alliance and assistant General Secretary of the Norwegian Association of Blind and Partially Sighted.