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Launch of UNICEF’s flagship report State of the World’s Children 2013

Panel discussion on this year’s topic: Children with Disabilities

  • New York, NY, USA
  • May 30, 2013 | Time: 12:15 p.m. – 13:30 p.m.
  • Venue: UNICEF House, Labouisse Hall, Three UN Plaza, 44th Street between First and Second Avenues, NY, NY 10017

The panel will discuss “Society for All: Overcoming Barriers to Exclusion” and will be moderated by Martin Mogwanja, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director.

Panelists include:

  • Ipul Powaseu,  Chairperson of Papua New Guinea Assembly of Disabled Persons will speak about the intersection of gender and disability 
  • Olga Montufar Contreras , President of Fundación Paso a Paso and contributor to SOWC 2013 will speak on the issues of indigenous peoples with disabilities  
  • Emma Pearce, Senior Program Officer – Disability, Women’s Refugee Commission will speak about  persons with disabilities in humanitarian emergencies
  • Gopal Mitra, UNICEF Programme Specialist will speak on adolescents and youth with disabilities  

The venue is accessible and signing and CART will be offered at the event.


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