Session 1: HLMDD-The World Bank

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Discussion on the UN High-level Meeting on Disability and Development


The World Bank Group stated at the UN High-Level Meeting on Disability and Development (HLMDD) held on September 23, 2013, that the development consequences of disability cannot be ignored, and unless persons with disability are included into the post-2015 development agenda, the agenda will fail to be truly inclusive. The HLMDD is a historic event and its outcome should be understood and implemented by as many stakeholders as possible. This session will highlight the basic facts on disability and the outcome of HLMDD to guide efforts towards the creation of a fully inclusive society through 2015 and beyond.


Ms. Anush Bezhanyan
Sector Manager, Social Protection & Labor,
Human Development Network, The World Bank

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