On June 16, USIP, the Harvard Law School Project on Disability and their fellow co-sponsors hosted a conversation on the gaps and opportunities in disability-inclusive peacebuilding and steps for the greater inclusion and participation of people with disabilities. This event was an official side event to the 2021 Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Professor Michael Stein, welcoming remarks Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Executive Director, Harvard Law School Project on Disability
Gerard Quinn, introductory remarks U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Rashad Nimr Conflict Advisor (Contractor), Youth and Social Inclusion, USAID Center for Conflict and Violence Prevention
Fon Dieudonne National Coordinator, Think Big Association
Emina Ćerimović Senior Researcher on Disability Rights, Human Rights Watch
Professor Janet E. Lord Advisor to U.N. Special Rapporteur Gerard Quinn; Senior Fellow, Harvard Law School Project on Disability
Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, co-moderator Global Disability Advisor, World Bank
Elizabeth Murray, co-moderator Senior Program Officer, U.S. Institute of Peace
For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.usip.org/events/disability-inclusive-peacebuilding
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