BlazeSports’ Director of Policy and Global Outreach, Ann Cody joins other select leaders of human rights and development organizations at a The Leadership Conference on International Disability Rights being hosted by the U.S. State Department.
The purpose of the conference is to identify challenges and opportunities for collaboration of international disability rights promotion, particularly in support of implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The conference brings together leaders of key civil society organizations engaged in international human rights and development work.
During the conference, expert panels and participant breakout sessions will examine the nature and scope of effective advocacy for international disability rights and inclusive development work, and challenges and opportunities for State Department-civil society collaboration in disability rights promotion and inclusion.
For more on the conference, visit the Department of State website at: http://1.usa.gov/L3aRkm