Events alongside the HRC 34th Session (27 February to 24 march 2017)
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Thursday, 2 March 2017
12:00 to 13:00h Equality and non-discrimination of persons with disabilities, with particular focus on persons with albinism
Room 21, Palais des Nations, Geneva
This event is organized by the Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the Mandate of the Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of Human Rights of Persons with Albinism, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the International Disability Alliance (IDA), sponsored by the Permanente Mission of Portugal.
Friday, 3 March 2017
16:30 to 18:00h Equality and non-discrimination: Reasonable Accommodation as a Tool for Inclusion
Room 23, Palais des Nations, Geneva
This event is organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the International Labour Organization and the International Disability Alliance, sponsored by New Zealand, Finland, Mexico, Ecuador and Bulgaria.
Friday, 17 March 2017
13:00 to 15:00h Skills development and economic empowerment: Towards inclusive, sustainable development for all
Room 27, Palais des Nations, Geneva
This event is organised by the Permanent Mission of Austria to the UN in Geneva, the International Disability Alliance, with support of the Permanent Mission of New Zealand and the Zero Project, an initiative of the Essl Foundation, in partnership with the World Future Council & the European Foundation Centre. Support from other Permanent Missions to be confirmed.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
12:00 to 14:00h #MyVoiceMyCommunity – Enabling people with Down syndrome to speak up, be heard and influence government policy and action, to be fully included in the community
Room 24, Palais des Nations, Geneva
This event is organised by the Permanent Mission of Brazil to the UN in Geneva, the Down Syndrome International and the International Disability Alliance. Support from other Permanent Missions to be confirmed.
All times indicated above are Geneva local time (CET).