EU Human Rights Day Seminar 2022

Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Inclusivity and Empowerment

The European Union Delegation to Singapore invites you to join its seminar to mark Human Rights Day and the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

On: 7 December 2022, 9.30am-1pm, Pacific Ballroom 3At: Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039595

Register: delegation-singapore-events@eeas.europa.eu

In line with the motto of this year’s UN Human Rights Day, “Dignity, Freedom, and Justice for All”, the European Union Delegation to Singapore will present its annual Human Rights Day Seminar, focusing on the rights of persons with disabilities.

One billion people worldwide have some form of disability. Many of them feel excluded and say they lack opportunities to contribute to society. While some progress has been made, much remains to be done.

How can inclusivity and accessibility be improved? Governments are pursuing strategies for greater equality. Civil society organisations are advocating for social change. Start-ups are designing tech solutions to some of the daily challenges faced by persons with disabilities. Success depends on the involvement of persons with disabilities at all stages.

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