From 9-11 June 2015, one of the world’s largest international disability community gatherings is being held at UN Headquarters in New York: the 8th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD. The Zero Project Team is on its way to this important event!
In the uprun of the conference, the Zero Project, UNICEF, UN DESA and the Gulf Disability Society, are co-sponsoring today’s GAATES forum on “Accessibility and Education: Challenges and Solutions”.
The forum will discuss key indicators of accessibility in the UN CPRD and of accessibility in educational environments, including the built environment, assistive devices and technologies, and accessible learning materials. Mr. Tom Butcher, Zero Project NY representative, will be joining high-level panelists, including, among others, Mr. Mukhtar Al-Shibani – GAATES President (Opening Remarks) and Mr. Gopal Mitra / Ms. Rosangela Berman Bieler – UNICEF.
If you wanna follow the event, you can do this by checking out the Live Webcast provided by Gaates. The Livestream will start at 3 pm EDT or 21:00 Uhr CEST.