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Gerard Quinn speaking at UNESCWA conference in Beirut

Persons with disabilities are becoming their own researchers.

Posted on: February 16, 2023
Closing remarks by Gerard Quinn at the regional conference "Transition towards Independent Living within the Community For Persons with Disabilities", hosted on February 14-15, 2023, by UNESCWA, with the support of the Government of Malta and Ford Foundation. Over these two days I found my mind wandering back on the Valetta Declaration and process. We […]
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Podcast Ep2: Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, the World Bank & disability inclusion.

Posted on: December 6, 2022
On this episode, Gerard talks to Charlotte McClain Nhlapo, Global Disability Advisor of the World Bank Group.
Episode 1: Gopal Mitra and the UN disability incusion strategy. Photo of Gopal Mitra

Podcast Ep1: Gopal Mitra and the UN Disability Inclusion Strategy.

Posted on: November 30, 2022
On this podcast episode, Gerard talks to Gopal Mitra, coordinator of the implementation of the United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy.
Protest of persons with disabilities in La Paz, Bolivia

The CRPD and the struggle of persons with disabilities for personhood

Posted on: November 17, 2022
(Video) The Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities is allowing those who were assumed to be hidden permanently from the world to have their moral agency both respected and restored.
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The CRPD and Climate Action.

Posted on: November 16, 2022
(Video) The UN treaty on the rights of people with disabilities gives us key departure points to ensure that climate action, climate justice and adaptation both responds to our needs and also values our voice in framing solutions.

Artificial Intelligence & Disability: The 4th Industrial Revolution in the Service of the World's Largest Minority

Posted on: November 7, 2022
(Video) What if we used AI to personalize services and make the dream of independent living and community engagement a reality?