Fifth Meeting, 13-14 December 2017, LaBouisse Hall, UNICEF Headquarters, New York
- The Expert Meeting on Monitoring and Evaluation for Disability-inclusive Development, organized by SCRPD/DSPD/UNDESA, is intended to take stock of progress made in monitoring and evaluation for disability-inclusive development, in particular in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and to contribute to preparation of the 2018 United Nations flagship report on disability and development (A/RES/69/142). The meeting will include experts, researchers and practitioners from the UN system, academic institutions, Member States, non-governmental organizations, particularly organizations of persons with disabilities, and development partners with experience and expertise in review and follow up of the implementation of the international development goals, in policy-analysis and in monitoring and evaluation for disability-inclusive development.The objectives of this meeting are: (i) to share ongoing work on disability among participants; (ii) to discuss the content of the 2018 UN flagship report (iii) to discuss the inputs from the task teams for the 2018 UN flagship report and identify gaps and interlinkages across the topics covered by the different teams; (iv) to further identify collaborations for the production of the report; (v) to refine the work plan and timeline for the production of the 2018 UN flagship report.
- List of Participants
Section 1. Overview of the work for the 2018 UN Flagship Report
This section will present an overview of the work conducted for the 2018 UN flagship report. The presentation will be followed by a group discussion.
- Overview of the work for the 2018 UN Flagship Report (Ms. Maria Martinho, SCRPD/DSPD/UNDESA)
Section 2. Presentations of inputs for the 2018 UN Flagship Report on Disability and Development
Experts will present the inputs received for specific sections of the report. Each presentation will be followed by a Q&A and discussion among experts to assess: (i) if relevant international normative frameworks are covered; (ii) if the evidence used to substantiate policy recommendations and to provide an overview of the situation of persons with disabilities is appropriate; (iii) if relevant good practices at country level are included; (iv) if relevant initiatives from international and regional agencies are featured.
- SDG 8 Employment (Mr. Dan Mont, University College London and Mr. Stefan Tromel, ILO – remotely)
- SDG 1.5, 11.5 & 13 Disasters, humanitarian crises and climate change (Mr. Gopal Mitra, UNICEF; Mr. Ricardo Plan Cordero, Handicap International and Mr. Facundo Chavez Penillas, OHCHR)
- SDG 11 Inclusive and accessible cities/human settlement (Ms. Tessy Aura, UN-Habitat)
- SDG 9.c Access to ICT (Ms. Deepti Samant Raja, World Bank and Mr. Derrick Cogburn, Institute of Disability and Public Policy)
- SDG 1 & 2 Poverty and Hunger (Ms. Sophie Mitra, Fordham University and Jean-François Trani, Washington University)
- SDG 4 Education (Mr. Mark Walham, UNICEF)
- SDG 7 Energy and Persons with Disabilities (Ms. Saeko Kajima, SCRPD/DSPD/UNDESA)
- SDG 10 Combating inequalities – Assistive products (Ms. Diane Bell, WHO and Mr. Gopal Mitra, UNICEF)
- SDG 17.18 Opportunities and challenges in collecting disability data (Ms. Margaret Mbogoni, UNSD/UNDESA)
- SDG 3 Health (Ms. Alarcos Cieza, WHO – remotely)
- SDG 6 Water and sanitation for people with disabilities, (Mr. Rifat Hussein, WHO – remotely)
- SDG 10 Multiple discrimination – Persons with mental/psychosocial disabilities (Ms. Michelle Funk, WHO and Mr. Takashi Izutsu, University of Tokyo – remotely)
- SDG 3.7 & 5.6 Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (Ms. Akiko Sakaue, UNFPA and Ms. Nora Groce, Leonard Cheshire Disability)
- SDG 5 Gender equality and empowerment of women with disabilities (Ms. Maribel Derjani-Bayeh, UN-Women and Ms. Ola Abu Alghaib, Leonard Cheshire Disability)
Section 3. Presentations on ongoing work on disability
In this section, experts will present their ongoing work on disability and development. Presentations focus on priority issues such as national laws and policies, including social protection policies, and data.
- International library policies and procedures for people with disabilities and the SDGs (Ms. Nancy Bolt, International Federation of Library Associations)
- Building and using global law and policy data to monitor and advance rights and opportunities for persons with disabilities (Ms. Willetta Waisath, WORLD Policy Analysis Center)
- Innovative Policies: Some Findings (Mr. Thomas Butcher, Zero Project)
Section 4. 2018 UN Flagship Report: content, interlinkages, gaps and timeline
In this section, experts will discuss further suggestions on the content, identify interlinkages among chapters of the report, and identify gaps in the current content.
- 2018 UN Flagship Report: next steps and timeline (Ms. Maria Martinho, SCRPD/DSPD/UNDESA)