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Friday, March 5 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
23rd meeting: Annual interactive debate on the rights of persons with disabilities

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Annual interactive debate on the rights of persons with disabilities on the theme “Participation in sport under article 30 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities”

Accessible to persons with disabilities, Live English captioning:
https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=CFI-UNOG

A/HRC/RES/7/9, A/HRC/RES/43/23, A/HRC/46/49
A/HRC/46/NI/14 A/HRC/46/NGO/48

Date and venue:Friday, 5 March 2021, 4 to 6 p.m., Palais des Nations, Assembly Hall, Geneva 
(will be broadcast live and archived on http://webtv.un.org)

Objectives:This panel discussion will address the obligation under article 30(5) of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (hereinafter “Convention”) to enable persons with disabilities to participate in recreation, leisure and sports on an equal basis with others, including in mainstream and disability-specific sporting activities, in sporting, recreational, leisure and tourism venues, and in education

Chair: H.E. Ms. Nazhat Shameem Khan, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statement: Ms. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (video message)
Panellists:
Mr. Gerard Quinn, Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
(video message)
Ms. Rita van Driel, Governing Board Member of the International Paralympic Committee (video message)
Mr. Jaime Cruz Juscamaita, Inclusion International (video message)
Ms. Bodour Almeer, Sustainability Director of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 (video message)


Speakers
avatar for Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
avatar for Nazhat Shameem Khan

Nazhat Shameem Khan

President of the Human Rights Council


Friday March 5, 2021 4:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Assembly Hall/Zoom