Supporters of Sightsavers’ Put Us in the Picture campaign will work to ensure disability-inclusive development remains on the political radar.
The conference will be held at the United Nations headquarters in New York on 13-15 June.
Computer users around the world are being encouraged to go mouse-less for an hour on 18 May to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day.
Antonio Guterres’ statement came in answer to a question raised at a United Nations Association UK by Harriet Ngendanabo, a Sightsavers campaigner based in Uganda.
Sightsavers’ campaign has launched a petition calling on UK political parties to make disability-inclusive aid a promise ahead of the election.
Over 10 days, we were given many opportunities to meet and exchange experiences with people in relation to disability policy, legislation and advocacy.
Sightsavers has joined more than 40 leading NGOs to call for governments and donors to invest in education for children with disabilities.
The annual event celebrates media professionals in the Asian and mainstream media who highlight issues affecting race relations and human rights.