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CoSP15 poster of IDDC side-event
June 17, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - June 17, 2022 @ 3:45 pm

Economic empowerment and entrepreneurship of persons with disabilities – Virtual Expo

The event is structured as an online exposition, with delegates able to freely move between virtual booths hosted by IDDC Livelihood Task Group experts. Up to 3 booths will be open at any one time for a maximum of 35 minutes each. Booths will have sign language interpretation and closed captioning/transcription and will include both presentation/discussion and downloadable resources for CoSP15 delegates to take away.

  1. Evidencing how even stressed labour market systems can adapt to be more inclusive of people with disabilities in formal employment
  2. Inclusive rural livelihoods interventions, both on and off-farm
  3. Reimagining post-COVID youth economic empowerment, bringing the voice of youth with disabilities directly into CoSP15
  4. Creating workplaces that are inclusive of people with intellectual disabilities, with direct advice from a self-advocate and the sharing of enabling resources
  5. Sustainable, accessible livelihoods for carers of children with disabilities.