High-level meeting on disability and development - Press Conference
The theme of the meeting on Monday 23 September “The way forward: a disability inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond” was announced and explained by the following speakers:
- Ms. Daniela Bas, Director, Division for Social Policy and Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA);
- Ms. Rosangela Berman-Bieler, Senior Adviser on Children with Disabilities, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF);
- Mr. Jacob Kumaresan, Executive Director, World Health Organization (WHO) Office in New York (on the High-Level Meeting on Disability and Development).