The annual Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the rights of People with Disabilities took place at the UN in New York last week (13-15 June), preceded by the CRPD Civil Society Forum (12 June). Article by Jeff Meer.
On 31 May, IDDC, EDF and Human Rights Watch organised a breakfast meeting on the Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action.
The Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week was marked from 8-14 May 2017.
Jean-Baptiste Richardier, co-founder of Handicap International, was present at the 20th International Meeting of Mine Action National Programme Directors and United Nations Advisors, which ended on 10 February. Here, he explains why Handicap International is committed to humanitarian mine action.