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Law, Policy and Practice on Inclusive Education: Lessons from the Eastern African Community

Seventh Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Sponsors: 
<p>The World Bank Legal Vice Presidency, Burton Blatt Institute, Nordic Trust Fund, and USAID</p>

This event presents lessons learnt on the legal and regulatory framework of East African Community (EAC) countries on inclusive education for persons with disabilities and prospects for implementation of Article 24 in the EAC. Copies of proj ect documents will be available and a toolkit will be launched.

Speakers:

  • Charlotte McClain - Nhlapo, Coordinator for Disability and Inclusive Development, US AID
  • Rosemary Kayess, Facilitator of Article 24 for Ad Hoc Committee & Director of Disability Rights, Human Rights Centre, University of New South Wales
  • Janet Lord, Senior Vice President, Human Rights and Inclusive Development, Burton Blatt Institute
  • William Aseka Oluchina, OSF Fellow and LLM Candidate, Syracuse University College of Law
Venue: 
UN Headquarters, New York

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