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(2nd Session) 2018 International Day of Persons with Disabilities
4 Dec 2018 -  The theme for this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. This theme focuses on the empowering persons with disabilities for the inclusive, equitable and sustainable development envisaged in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Musical Performance by Special Olympics Korea
High-level Panel on “Accessible Cities for All: Smart and Inclusive Urban Planning”
Session 1: Inclusive Cities
Session 2: Smart Inclusion
The commemoration will focus on “Accessible Cities for All: Smart and Inclusive Urban Planning” as key elements to reduce inequalities and empower people to live in accessible, usable and friendly healthy environments. The event will explore SDG11 of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development by providing space for Mayors, City Leaders to exchange innovative solutions on how to implement the SDGs and to exchange good practices about inclusive urban planning to promote the participation and well-being of their citizens of all ages and abilities.
Afterwards, the event will discuss smart inclusive environment and how to apply information and communication technologies to provide better infrastructure, quality services in a safe accessible environment.