October 7

October 9 – DRI holds hearing at Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Disability Rights International, the Rapporteur of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and disability and human rights organizations from Argentina, Guatemala and Peru will hold a public hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on the urgent need to guarantee the right to community integration for persons with disabilities in the continent, in the context of the pandemic.

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Friday, October 9, 2020

4 PM EST

The event will be held in Spanish with simultaneous interpretation into English.

Participants:

Priscila Rodriguez, Associate Director, Disability Rights International (DRI)

Eric Rosenthal, Executive Director, Disability Rights International (DRI)

Amalia Gamio, Rapporteur, Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Silvia Quan, President, Colectivo Vida Independiente de Guatemala

Macarena Sabin Paz, Coordinator of Mental Health Program, CELS, Argentina

Eduardo Quirota, AsociaciĆ³n Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia (ACIJ), Argentina

Brenda Valdivia, Sociedad y Discapacidad (SODIS), Peru

Paolia Yauri, CoaliciĆ³n por la Salud Mental y los Derechos Humanos, Peru