Commission for Social Development, 49th Session, 9 to 18 February 2011


Panel Discussion on Mainstreaming Disability in Development for Poverty Eradication, 10 February 2011, 1:15- 2:45, Conference Room B, NLB. (See Background Note and Flyer)

  • Moderator: Mr. Shuaib Chalklen, Special Rapporteur on Disability
  • Facilitator: Ms. Akiko Ito, Chief of SCRPD, UN DESA 
  • Panelists:
    • Mr. Ronald Winman, Development Manager, Finnish National Institute for Health
      and Welfare (THL), Finland;
    • Ms. Stefanie Ruff, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany
    • Ms. Christian Boe Kielland, Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion, Norway
    • Mr. Keiichiro Nakazawa, Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA- USA Office)
    • Ms. Charlotte V. McClain-Nhlapo, Coordinator, Office of Disability and Inclusive Development (USAID)
    • Ms. Maria Veronica Reina, Executive Director, GPDD-Global Partnership for Disability and Development