The transformative role of persons with disabilities in peacebuilding processes.
August 31, 2023
Peacebuilding is a unique moment in time when historic injustice can be confronted as such and when new beginnings can be established. This report highlights the agency of persons with disabilities in rebuilding broken societies in the post-conflict context.
Monthly Newsletter of the UN Special Rapporteur on Disability- August 2023
July 4, 2023
Highlights of Gerard's work and upcoming events. If you are not on the mailing list and would like to receive his montlhy newsletters via email, please contact us!
CoSP16: Closing remarks by Gerard Quinn, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities.
June 15, 2023
Our challenge is to find ways of eliminating the distorting variables that don’t allow the voice of people with disabilities to be heard. I wish to thank the Bureau for the invitation to participate in the closing of the 16th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons […]
Podcast Ep.4: Alexander Breitegger on the Red Cross and civilians with disabilities in armed conflicts.
June 8, 2023
Armed conflicts impact disproportionately on persons with disabilities. Alex Breitegger from the Red Cross tells Gerard how to ensure that they aren't left behind in emergency situations.
Podcast Ep2: Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, the World Bank & disability inclusion.
December 6, 2022
On this episode, Gerard talks to Charlotte McClain Nhlapo, Global Disability Advisor of the World Bank Group.
Podcast Ep1: Gopal Mitra and the UN Disability Inclusion Strategy.
November 30, 2022
On this podcast episode, Gerard talks to Gopal Mitra, coordinator of the implementation of the United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy.