High-level Meeting on Disability and Development (23 September 2013)


An event to launch the preparatory processes for the United Nation High-level meeting of the General Assembly on disability and development (HLMD) will be held on 3 December at UN Headquarters as part of the commemorative events for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, by the President of the General Assembly along with the co-facilitators, the Governments of the Philippines and Spain. 

The HLMD, to be held on 23 September 2013, is expected to be held at the level of the Heads of State. Prior to the convening of the HLMDD in September 2013, a draft text of the outcome document will be produced by the President of the General Assembly in consultation with Member States, along with input from organizations of persons with disabilities, through informal consultations. The outcome document will be presented to the HLMD for adoption. 

 

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