Looking ahead: How can development assistance be more disability inclusive? - Side Event of CRPD
This event highlights opportunities for disability-inclusive development to be anchored in the processes of bilateral development agencies. The Disability Rights Fund’s publication, Beyond Charity: A Donor’s Guide to Inclusion, is used as a framework for progressing this discussion.
Chaired by Peter Versegi (Minister Counsellor, Australia);
Diana Samarasan (Executive Director, DRF);
Ms. Ann Marit Sæbønes – Senior Advisor, Ministry of Children & Social Inclusion (Norway);
Ms. Charlotte McClain-Nhalpo, Coordinator of the Office for Disability & Inclusive Development, USAID (US);
Mr. Sascha Reebs, Desk Officer for Social Protection and Persons with Disabilities, Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation (Germany);
and Mr. Setareki Macanawai (Chief Executive Officer Pacific Disability Forum).