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Prof. Quinn presenting at a COSP side event

LGBTIQ youth with disabilities: re-envisioning the road to equality.

Posted on: June 20, 2022
(Video) UN entities and Member States can enhance the participation of LGBTIQ youth with disabilities, guided by human rights law and policy and the 2030 Agenda.

Protecting the Rights of Children with Disabilities in Armed Conflict

Posted on: June 19, 2022
Interaction between human rights treaties, Geneva conventions and ensuring the visibility of persons with disabilities in armed conflict are key for accountability and ending impunity.
Gerard Quinn addressing the Conference of the State Parties

COSP 15: Ending the invisibility of persons with disabilities

Posted on: June 19, 2022
In his opening remarks at this year’s CoSP, Gerard Quinn explained the role that people with disabilities are called to play in this most challenging times of humanity.
Gerard Quinn looking at a paper and speaking in the mic infront of UN Human RIghts Backdrop.

Official Visit to the European Union.

Posted on: June 19, 2022
The new EU Disability Strategy has created a good framework for action. The CRPD values have sunk deep roots in EU institutions. But continuing funding for institutions remains a main stumbling block to fulfill the bloc’s commitment to realize the rights of persons with disabilities.
Gerard Quinn speaks at the opening of COSP 13

New ideas must reach the small places where people live.

Posted on: December 3, 2020
In presenting his vision to carry out his mandate, the new Special Rapporteur described a work agenda focused primarily on systems change.