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HPOD co-sponsors United Nations CRPD NHRI-DPO side session

Starts: September 02 2009 / 1:15 pm

Location

Conference Room E, United Nations, New York, NY

On Wednesday September 2, HPOD will co-sponsor a side event at the Second Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), the first human rights treaty of the twenty first century.

The side session is entitled Calling States to Account: The Role of Civil Society and National Human Rights Institutions and is co-sponsored by the International Coordinating Committee of National Institutions, Disabled Peoples International, and the Canadian Human Rights Commission. HPOD Executive Director Michael Stein will moderate.

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