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october, 2020

15oct12:0013:30Infopoint virtual conference: Why Disability matters to International Cooperation?

workers from the Bridging the Gap team in Ethiopia visiting potential project beneficiaries


Event Details

On 15 October, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm CET, the European Commission in collaboration with Bridging the Gap will hold the virtual conference ‘Why Disability matters to International Cooperation‘.
The objective of this session is to raise awareness on inclusion in development cooperation and contribute to the current debate on disability-inclusive development by reinforcing the role of Europe as global player for the promotion and protection of human rights and sustainable development in line with the Sustainable Development Goals.


  • Francesco Luciani, Head of Unit B3 – Migration, Employment, European Commission DG DEVCO
  • Alessia Rogai, Knowledge Management and Learning Coordinator of Bridging the Gap, International Disability and Development Consortium
  • Gordon Rattray, International Cooperation Officer, European Disability Forum
  • Charlotte Axelsson, Independent Consultant

Languages: English + Sign language interpretation

To register, please click here


(Thursday) 12:00 - 13:30