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The Permanent Missions of Ecuador and Germany to the United Nations invite you to a

Side Event during the 10th Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Women, Women Enabled International and the International Disability Alliance

Electing Women with Disabilities: Why and How to Ensure a Gender- and Regionally-Balanced CRPD Committe.

Wednesday, 15 June 2017 – 13:15 – 14:30 – Conference Room 7 – UNHQ NY

Opening remarks H.E. Mr. Harald Braun, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Germany

Moderator Professor Ms. Theresia Degener, Chairperson of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

  1. Colin Allen, International Disability Alliance
  2. Stephanie Ortoleva, President & Legal Director, Women Enabled International
  3. Viviana Krsticevic, Executive Director of the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) – GQUAL Campaign
  4. Maribel Derjani-Bayeh, UN Women

 Conclusions H.E. Mr. Horacio Sevilla Borja, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Ecuador

This event will have CART closed captioning, provided by Women Enabled International and international sign interpretation, provided by the International Disability Alliance.

For further information, please contact: Amanda McRae at a.mcrae@womenenabled.org