20th March 2014: Zero Project in Geneva

On the occasion of the 25th Human Rights Council, the Permanent Mission of Austria and the International Disability Alliance, together with the Permanent Missions of Ethiopia, Finland, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain and Thailand, supported by the Zero Project, the Essl Foundation and the World Future Council, are holding a side event on “Re-engineering society for inclusion: Implementation of the CRPD and other international obligations on accessibility”. The event will take place at Room 27, Palais des Nations, on Thursday 20th March 2014, at 1-3pm.

Opening Remarks and Moderation:
H.E. Thomas Hajnoczi, Ambassador of Austria, Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations Office at Geneva

Speakers:
Michael Fembek, Head of the Zero Project, Essl Foundation
Ellen Walker, Human Rights Officer, Intergovernmental Processes, International Disability Alliance (IDA)
Firoz Ali Alizada, Campaign Manager, International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL)
Krista Orama, Associate Expert, Human Rights and Disability, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Susan Schorr, Telecommunication Development Bureau, International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

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