Information on High Level Meeting on Disability and Development: 23 September 2013
The High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on Disability and Development (HLMDD) will be held at UN Headquarters on 23 September, the day prior to the commencement of the General Debate of the 68th session of the General Assembly. The theme of the HLMDD will be: “The way forward: A disability-inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond.”

At the Meeting, Governments are expected to adopt an Outcome Document created to support the aims of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the realization of the Millennium Development Goals and other internationally agreed development goals for persons with disabilities. The Outcome Document is the result of extensive negotiations by Member States and input from organizations of persons with disabilities and other relevant stakeholders.

A Programme, the Outcome Document, information on side-events and accessability, as well as information for civil society and the media is available at the link below:

More information: http://www.un.org/disabilities/

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