"Advancing the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action through the WHS Charter and the development of IASC guidelines" (Side Event to ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment)"

"Advancing the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action through the WHS Charter and the development of IASC guidelines" (Side Event to ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment)"

Jun
22
2017
13:00 to 14:45
in Geneva
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Add to Calendarhttps://interagencystandingcommittee.org/iasc-task-team-inclusion-persons-disabilities-humanitarian-action/meetings/advancing-inclusion06-22-2017 09:00:0006-22-2017 10:45:0035"Advancing the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action through the WHS Charter and the development of IASC guidelines" (Side Event to ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment)" Special registration is required !  Side event organised by Handicap International, the International Disability Alliance (IDA) and the IASC Task Team on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action; sponsored by Australia, Finalnd and the United Kingdom.  Participants will hear testimonies on the situation faced by persons with disabilities in crisis, and how the Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action and the IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities can help. Participants are also invited to share challenges, experiences, and good practices towards a humanitarian action that ensures the full and effective participation and inclusion of persons with disabilities. For more details, see the enclosed invitation and the concept note of the event. More information about the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) is available on https://www.unocha.org/ecosoc-2017. Registration: for persons without UN Geneva ground pass: by Thursday 15 June for UN Geneva ground pass holders: by Tuesday 20 June please contact: Ms. Elena Bertozzi, Advocacy Officer, Handicap International –ebertozzi@handicap-international.org, +33 (0)1 43 14 87 17 For practical information about accessibility, please check also the "NEWS" section of the IASC TT main page.  Geneva, Palais des NationsfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Description

 Special registration is required ! 

Side event organised by Handicap International, the International Disability Alliance (IDA) and the IASC Task Team on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action; sponsored by Australia, Finalnd and the United Kingdom. 

Participants will hear testimonies on the situation faced by persons with disabilities in crisis, and how the Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action and the IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with

Disabilities can help. Participants are also invited to share challenges, experiences, and good practices towards a humanitarian action that ensures the full and effective participation and inclusion of persons with disabilities.

For more details, see the enclosed invitation and the concept note of the event. More information about the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) is available on https://www.unocha.org/ecosoc-2017.

Registration:
 for persons without UN Geneva ground pass: by Thursday 15 June
 for UN Geneva ground pass holders: by Tuesday 20 June

please contact: Ms. Elena Bertozzi, Advocacy Officer, Handicap International –ebertozzi@handicap-international.org, +33 (0)1 43 14 87 17

For practical information about accessibility, please check also the "NEWS" section of the IASC TT main page. 

Location

 
City
Geneva
Venue
Palais des Nations