14th Conference of States Parties to the CRPD – COSP14

Given the situation on COVID-19, after careful consideration, The 14th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD (COSP14) will be held largely online. 

The opening of the conference, matters related to the implementation of the convention, and the general debate will take place on 15 June 2021 (in-person meetings). The roundtable discussions, the interactive dialogue with the UN system, and the closing will be held on 16 and 17 June 2021 (virtual meetings).

Theme and sub-themes

Overarching theme: Building back better: COVID-19 response and recovery; Meeting the needs, Realizing the rights and Addressing the socio-economic impacts on persons with disabilities

Sub-theme 1: Protecting the rights of persons with disabilities in armed conflict and humanitarian emergencies
Sub-theme 2: Living Independently, being included in the community
Sub-theme 3: Right to education; challenges with inclusive education and accessibility during COVID-19

For more information, please visit: https://bit.ly/un-cosp14.