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(Part 1) Opening of IDPD 2014: “Disability-inclusive Sustainable Development: The promise of technology”
3 Dec 2014 -  Opening session Commemoration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities at United Nations Headquarters (2 to 3 December 2014).

Performance by NY School for Special Education Followed by statement on the promise of technology by blind child.

Moderator: Ms. Daniela Bas
Speakers: Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under Secretary-General of DESA; H.E. Ms. Irene Susan Natividad, Minister, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Philippines to the United Nations; H.E. Mr. Oh Joon, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations; Mr. Indrajit Banerjee, Director of Information Society Division, UNESCO; Mr. Abe Murray, Senior Programme Manager, Google Ms. Clare Pelham, Chief Executive, Leonard Cheshire Disability; Ms. Venus Ilagan, Secretary-General, Rehabilitation International.
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