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november, 2019

14nov09:0014:00Bridging the Gap's Annual Event 2019

Women with and withouth disabilities from Ethiopia


Event Details

Bridging the Gap project will celebrate its 2019 Annual Event in Rome, Italy, on November 14th, 2019 – 9:00 am-14:00pm at Palazzo dei Campanari -Rappresentanza in Italia della Commissione Europea- (Via IV Novembre, 149. 00187 Roma)

This year’s event focuses on “Women and girls with disabilities: national and global leaders for inclusive development”, a matter of crucial importance for ensuring full compliance of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Bridging the Gap considers gender equality and the inclusion of women and girls with disabilities a cross-cutting priority throughout its action.

The debates, in form of open roundtables,will tackle the topic from the angle of female leadership, and exchange of experiences and practices: what are the main challenges for women with disabilities? Which solutions can be proposed to achieve inclusion and equality? And how can international cooperation contribute to the achievement of the CRPD’s and SDGs’ objectives? Come and share your ideas!

Event’s agenda

Concept note

Speakers and moderators

Logistical note

Registration for this event is closed. We have reached the maximum number of participants.


(Thursday) 09:00 - 14:00