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Conference on Monitoring and Implementing the CRPD in the Philippines.

Starts: August 05 2008 / 8:00 am
Ends: August 06 2008 / 6:00 pm


Manila, Philippines

This conference brings together representatives from government and civil society to discuss the implementation and monitoring of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in the Philippines. Participants will consider government initiatives in the pre-implementation of the CRPD, the national mechanism for implementing the CRPD, the role of the Commission of Human Rights on Persons with Disabilities, initiatives of the business community in the areas of accessibility and employment in support of the CRPD, government-NGO partnerships in implementation and monitoring, international monitoring, and the way forward for the Philippines. 

The conference was organized in partnership with the Philippines government. 

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