Events at USIP

Disability-Inclusive Peacebuilding

June 22, 2021

On June 16, USIP, the Harvard Law School Project on Disability and their fellow co-sponsors hosted a conversation on the gaps and opportunities in disability-inclusive peacebuilding and steps for the greater inclusion and participation of people with disabilities. This event was an official side event to the 2021 Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

 

Speakers

Professor Michael Steinwelcoming remarks
Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Executive Director, Harvard Law School Project on Disability

Gerard Quinnintroductory remarks
U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 

Rashad Nimr
Conflict Advisor (Contractor), Youth and Social Inclusion, USAID Center for Conflict and Violence Prevention

Fon Dieudonne
National Coordinator, Think Big Association

Emina Ćerimović
Senior Researcher on Disability Rights, Human Rights Watch

Professor Janet E. Lord
Advisor to U.N. Special Rapporteur Gerard Quinn; Senior Fellow, Harvard Law School Project on Disability 

Charlotte McClain-Nhlapoco-moderator
Global Disability Advisor, World Bank

Elizabeth Murrayco-moderator
Senior Program Officer, U.S. Institute of Peace

For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.usip.org/events/disability-inclusive-peacebuilding

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