Parallel Events
  • Sunday 16
  • High Level Meeting and Forum on Disability Inclusion and Accessible Urban Development (Open)

    Parallel Events
    Venue: Room A - One UN Pavilion
    Organization: The United Nations Department Of Economic And Social Affairs (DESA) Through Its Division For Social Policy And Development (DSPD) And The Ministry Of Housing And Urban Development (MIDUVI) Of The Government Of The Republic Of Ecuador
    Partner organizations:
    Essl Foundation
    Global Alliance On Accessible Technologies And Environments
    Habitat III Secretariat
    Rehabilitation International
    The Global Network On Disability Inclusion And Accessible Urban Development And Disabled People’s International
    The Nippon Foundation
    United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy On Disability And Accessibility

    The aim of the Forum is to engage policy makers, the United Nations system, expert communities and other stakeholders to discuss the implementation of an inclusive, accessible and sustainable New Urban Agenda. The forum provides an innovative space to exchange experiences and new ideas for taking practical action for future steps to realize the goal of the Habitat III Conference for persons with disabilities and others who face vulnerabilities and exclusion. The forum also promotes the "participatory decision making" through various means, including new technologies for inclusive development processes.