Young Voices in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the UNCRPD
Six of our Young Voices campaigners are in New York this week to attend the 7th Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). Their attendance is being sponsored by UNICEF. The Young Voices campaigners attending are Ashura Michael from Kenya, Mohammed Yaaseen Edoo from Mauritius, Kartik Sawhney from India, Mark Operiano from the Philippines, Tongai Dana from Zimbabwe and Ivory Duncan from Guyana. Ashura will be speaking at a panel session on young people with disabilities alongside Leonard Cheshire Disability chief executive Clare Pelham.