The Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities is pleased to launch a series of new activities for 2020! Here are your first engagement opportunities of the year!

Calling for inputs for the official submission of the Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities to High-level Political Forum 2020
The theme is: Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development for persons with disabilities. Deadline for comments: 1 March, 2020
Decade of Action Our Expectations - The Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities (SGPwD) wishes to respond to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres call to the Decade of Action to accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. We are inviting all to share their views, recommendations and comments on what actions shall the UN system and governments take to realize the SDGs for persons with disabilities. Please use the google doc to share your thoughts in line with the outline of the submission. If you are require an MS Word document version, kindly write to:
New Webinar Series!
Join us for a webinar DPO engagement in Voluntary National Reviews I
The Stakeholder Group of Person with Disabilities invites you to join our first webinar of 2020 to discuss ways for persons with disabilities and their representative organizations to engage in Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) and the High-level Political Forum (HLPF).
  1. Welcome and introduction from the focal point of the Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities, Jose Viera
  2. Introduction to the IDA-CBM toolkit on practical ways for DPOs to engage in VNRs, Elizabeth Lockwood
  3. 2020 VNR countries and what to do next, let’s work together! Orsolya Bartha
  4. Questions and Answers
We particularly encourage persons with disabilities to participate from countries volunteering to give national reviews at the 2020 High-level Political Forum. The 50 countries reporting this year, can be found here:

Accessibility: The webinar will be accessible with International Sign interpretation and real-time captioning. The webinar will be recorded and shared later for those who cannot join.
SURVEY! Youth with Disabilities! 
Deadline to complete: 1 March 2020

The Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities annually makes a submission to the UN advising on how to implement the Sustainable Development Goals for persons with disabilities. This year we would like to dedicate one chapter to youth with disabilities. Help us highlight what youth with disabilities think about the Sustainable Development Goals and to give attention to young people with disabilities in the global processes. In order to do this, we kindly ask youth with disabilities to complete the following short survey.
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