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3rd Disability and Development Forum and GPDD Membership Meeting
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • September 21-23, 2011
Buenos Aires, Argentina: the GPDD will hold its 3rd Disability and Development Forum and Membership Meeting from 21 to 23 September, 2011, where members and partners will focus on options for implementing development actions towards the social and economic inclusion of people with disabilities, particularly in light of the Article 32 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

Specially, Development Partners will explore the processes undergone by various disability efforts and analyze the potentials and challenges of their different frameworks, as well as their priorities for and the role of key stakeholders involved in implementation.

Also, the meeting will be an excellent platform to demonstrate how organizations are making a contribution to inclusive development. Members and partner organizations will present a "show and tell" of their organizations, the issues they face and creative solutions developed through collaboration and partnership. In addition, there will be break-out sessions concentrating on themes such us: women with disabilities in development, children with disabilities, disability and disasters, and South-South cooperation.