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National Council on Disability Report Launch: Accessibility of Overseas Facilities and Programs Funded by the United States


Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time: 12:00PM - 01:30PM
Description: Please join the National Council on Disability and American University Washington College of Law Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law to release NCD’s report, Toward the Full Inclusion of People with Disabilities: Examining the Accessibility of Overseas Facilities and Programs Funded by the United States. The report reviews US federal disability laws; the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) disability policy; and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), discussing their application to US foreign assistance programs. The report provides recommendations to strengthen the operation of the Department of State, USAID, and the Department of Defense by ensuring that the US government is accessible to and inclusive of people with disabilities. Panelists include representatives from the Department of State, USAID and the report co-authors. CART and ASL will be available. THIS EVENT WILL BE LIVE WEBCAST AT WWW.WCLCENTERFORHR.ORG Questions for discussion may be submitted during the event to: HUMLAW@WCL.AMERICAN.EDU
Sponsor: Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law
Location: Room 402
Contact Name: Whitney Hayes
Contact Phone: 202-274-4180
Contact Email: whayes@wcl.american.edu
Posted On: 03/21/13

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