13 - 15 June: 10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is one of the largest and most diverse disability-related meetings in the world. Over 1200 high-level Government ministerial delegates and representatives of UN agencies and civil society organizations attend the three-day Conference at UN Headquarters in New York.

The following deadlines are on 5 MAY 2017:

(Only open to Governments, UN agencies, and ECOSOC and COSP accredited civil society organizations)

1. APPLICATION FOR NEW NGO ACCREDITATION: DEADLINE - 5 MAY
Only NGOs accredited by the Conference of States Parties can participate in the sessions of the Conference of States Parties. http://bit.ly/cosp_new_ngo_accreditation

2. APPLICATION FOR SIDE-EVENTS: DEADLINE - 5 MAY
Governments, UN agencies and accredited civil society organizations (CSOs) must submit an application form to conduct side-events at the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD. http://bit.ly/cosp10_side-events

3. APPLICATION FOR EXHIBIT SPACE: DEADLINE - 5 MAY
Governments, UN agencies and accredited civil society organizations (CSOs) must submit an application form to reserve exhibit table space at the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD. http://bit.ly/cosp10_exhibition

More information on the 10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD: http://bit.ly/crpd_cosp10

Online COSP10 NGO registration for ECOSOC and COSP accredited NGOs only: http://bit.ly/UNCOSP10-register (closes on 2 June)

More information: http://bit.ly/crpd_cosp10

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