Fifth Expert Meeting on Monitoring and Evaluation for Disability-inclusive Development (MEDD)

Fifth Expert Meeting on Monitoring and Evaluation for Disability-inclusive Development (MEDD)

Fifth Meeting, 13-14 December 2017, LaBouisse Hall, UNICEF Headquarters, New York

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  • 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.
  • Agenda
  • 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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