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(Part 1) Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all - Observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) (1 December 2017)
1 Dec 2017 -  The observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) provides an exceptional opportunity for all stakeholders to celebrate the leadership and contributions of persons with disabilities in society and development, and to explore innovative solutions to the challenges in the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol (CRPD) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Successful implementation requires effective and meaningful participation of persons with disabilities, and partnerships among Governments, civil society organizations, academic institutions and the private sector.
-  Opening Session
-  Performance by Korean musicians and statement by Mr. Bae Boumjun.
-  Panel discussion (draft concept note) on “Persons with disabilities as agents of change: Lessons from disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction and their applications in building resilient and sustainable societies”.
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