The event will present the second book of CBM series on disability-inclusive
development (DID) “Inclusion Counts. The Economic Case for Disability
Inclusive Development". The publication highlights the *economic implications
of disability-inclusive policies* and speaks to a broad audience, including
governments and policy makers. The event will raise awareness among EU
decision-makers and other stakeholders on the advantages of
disability-inclusion; it also aims to create an opportunity to broaden and
strengthen the dialogue between them and representatives from persons with
disabilities organisations (DPOs) worldwide.
The event is part of a week-long event dedicated to the issue of disability
in celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities,
organized by the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC),
via its EU Task Group and its partners.
Ariane Lignier: EU Policy Officer, CBM International Office, Brussels,
+32(0)2.256.9001; email@example.com