World Events

Upcoming World Events

Current Issues in Sign Language Linguistics (CISL) Open Congress
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014

12th Session of the CRPD Committee
Monday, September 15, 2014 - Friday, October 3, 2014

Destinations for All. A World Summit
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Past World Events

Current Issues in Sign Language Linguistics (CISL) Open Congress
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014

International Youth Day 2014
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - Tuesday, August 12, 2014

COLLOQUIUM ANNOUNCEMENT Sign languages, deaf communities in Africa and Cote d'Ivoire: What future?
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014

AIDS 2014 20th International AIDS Conference
Sunday, July 20, 2014 - Friday, July 25, 2014

Inaugural International Summit on Accessibility
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Half-Day General Discussion on girls’/women’s right to education
Monday, July 7, 2014 - Monday, July 7, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Seventh session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Thursday, June 12, 2014

Inclusion International 16th World Congress: A Better World for All – No one Left behind
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Friday, June 13, 2014

30th Annual Pacific Rim Conference on Disability and Diversity 2014
Monday, May 19, 2014 - Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The New Era of Inclusive Movement Services Conference
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - Thursday, May 8, 2014
9:00 AM ET - 3:00 PM ET

Global Virtual Conference on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and Emerging Technologies
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - Thursday, May 8, 2014

CBR MEETING ON ARUBA
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014

6th National Biennial Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - Monday, April 14, 2014

Equal Rights and Accessible Environments: The UN CRPD and EU Disability Law and Policy
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - Friday, April 4, 2014

11th session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Monday, March 31, 2014 - Thursday, April 11, 2013

Abilities Me Exhibition-Conference
Monday, March 24, 2014 - Wednesday, March 26, 2014

World Down Syndrome Day
Friday, March 21, 2014 - Friday, March 21, 2014

EMBRACING ABILITY: MAKING IT HAPPEN
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - Thursday, March 6, 2014

No Limits: An Expert Panel on Global Poverty and Disability
Monday, March 3, 2014 - Monday, March 3, 2014
6:00 PM ET - 8:00 PM ET

The Federal Aviation Administration Presents Service Animal Relief Areas in Airports Forum
Monday, March 3, 2014 - Monday, March 3, 2014

Wheelchair Diaries: One Step Up AT 2014 D.C. Independent Film Festival
Friday, February 21, 2014 - Friday, February 21, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

online discussion on the theme of “Addressing ongoing and emerging challenges for meeting the Millen
Monday, February 3, 2014 - Sunday, March 16, 2014

Disability Matters with Joyce Bender focuses on CRPD
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - Tuesday, January 7, 2014
2:00 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET

Call for Comments on Draft General Comments on Article 9 and 12
Monday, December 30, 2013 - Friday, January 31, 2014

Persons with Disabilities: A Neglected Group in HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health Programming
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - Thursday, December 19, 2013
12:30 PM ET - 2:00 PM ET

(Dis)Ability and Disaster
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Enabling Minds Fundraiser
Sunday, December 15, 2013 - Sunday, December 15, 2013
6:30 PM ET - 9:00 PM ET

Reviving the Arab Disability Movement
Thursday, December 12, 2013 - Saturday, December 14, 2013

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2013
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Conference: Global Rights and Local Challenges: Disability, Inclusive Education, and Rural Environme
Friday, November 15, 2013 - Friday, November 15, 2013
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Conference: Global Rights and Local Challenges: Disability, Inclusive Education, and Rural Environme
Friday, November 15, 2013 - Friday, November 15, 2013
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Human Rights Implications of Psychiatric Diagnosis
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - Thursday, November 14, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

White House Conference Call on the Disability Treaty
Friday, November 8, 2013 - Friday, November 8, 2013
1:00 PM ET - 2:00 PM ET

White House Conference Call on the Disability Treaty
Friday, November 8, 2013 - Friday, November 8, 2013
1:00 PM ET - 2:00 PM ET

New Directions for Social Policy – towards socially sustainable development
Monday, November 4, 2013 - Tuesday, November 5, 2013

The Disability Experience: State of the Arts, Research and Scholarship
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - Friday, November 1, 2013

Reel Abilities Disability Film Festival
Saturday, October 26, 2013 - Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Fourth International Conference on Information and Communication Technology and Accessibilit
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - Saturday, October 26, 2013

Wheelchair Diaries screening
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - Saturday, October 19, 2013
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Next Chapter Book Club and Beyond
Friday, October 18, 2013 - Saturday, October 19, 2013

2nd International Conference of the WFD
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - Friday, October 18, 2013

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2013
Sunday, October 13, 2013 - Sunday, October 13, 2013

Importance of Including Disability in Development Programs
Friday, October 11, 2013 - Friday, October 11, 2013
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The International Human Rights Treaty and Its Impact at International and Domestic Level
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - Tuesday, October 1, 2013
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Inthernational Congress Autism - Europe 2013
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - Saturday, September 28, 2013

Special event to follow up on efforts on MDGs
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Symposium on Global Childhood Disability by UNICEF & Columbia
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Second Global Partnership on Children with Disabilities (GPcwd) Forum
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Special Event on Disaster and Disability
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - Tuesday, September 24, 2013
6:00 PM ET - 9:00 PM ET

High-level Meeting on Disability and Development
Monday, September 23, 2013 - Monday, September 23, 2013

Breakfast meeting on Disability in the Lifecycle: Investing in Children
Monday, September 23, 2013 - Monday, September 23, 2013
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

“Innovation Enables” Panel and Luncheon
Monday, September 23, 2013 - Monday, September 23, 2013
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Assistive Technology Opens Doors
Monday, September 23, 2013 - Monday, September 23, 2013
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

18th International Leprosy Congress
Monday, September 16, 2013 - Thursday, September 19, 2013

The International Conference on Disability, Culture, and Education
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - Thursday, September 12, 2013

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 10th Session
Monday, September 2, 2013 - Friday, September 13, 2013