Program

International Web-Forum «Ensuring inclusion for children with disabilities» dedicated to the World Children’s Day and 75th Anniversary of UNICEF

OPENING CEREMONY

14:00-14:45 - Plenary session  (up to 7 min.)

H.E. Ziroatkhon Mirziyoyeva, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Zamin International Public Foundation

Ms. Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (video-address)

Ms. Rosemary Kayess, Chair of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

- Mr. Eamon Gilmore, European Union Special Representative for Human Rights

Ms. Afshan Khan, UNICEF Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia

Demonstration of thematic video (3 min.)

Moderators:

- Mr. Gayrat Fozilov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan

- Mr. Munir Mammadzade, UNICEF Representative in Uzbekistan

FIRST SESSION

«International standards of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, with a focus on the rights of children with disabilities»

14:45-15:15 (up to 5 min.)

- Ms. Tanzila NARBAYEVA, Chairperson of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Topic: On the state policy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the field of ensuring the rights and interests of children with disabilities

 

- Ms. Rosangela Berman Bieler, Senior Advisor on children with disabilities for UNICEF (video-address)

Topic: UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: an international treaty to change attitude and approach towards the people with disabilities

 

Mr. Oybek Isakov, Chairperson of the Association of Disabled People of Uzbekistan

Topic: Situation of Children with Disabilities in Uzbekistan: main conclusions and recommendations

 

Ms. Olga Kulaeva, Director of the ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Topic: The right to employment and social protection of persons with disabilities in the region

Moderators:

Mr. Gayrat Fozilov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan

Munisa Yunusova, Mentor in "Digital Generation Uzbekistan" and in "Zamin Education" classes in robotics

SECOND SESSION

«Advanced international best experience in implementation of the rights of persons with disabilities, in particular children, and equal access to inclusive services»

15:15-15:45 (up to 5 min.)

Mr. Bekhzod MUSAEV, Minister of health of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Topic: Efforts of the Government of Uzbekistan to support people with disabilities

 

Ms. Natalia GHERMAN, Special Representative of Secretary-General for Central Asia and Head of the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy fir Central Asia

Topic: Experience and the best practices of implementing the UN strategy for the inclusion of persons with disabilities at the global and regional levels

 

Experience and Practice of Implementing the UN Strategy for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities at the Global and Regional Levels

Ms. Kirsi Lindroos, Director at the Secretariat for International Relations of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Finland

Topic: The Right to Grow Together

 

Ms. Rosário Farmhouse, National Commissionaire for the Promotion of the Rights and the Protection of Children and Young People of Portugal (video-address)

Topic: Inclusive society through inclusive education

 

Moderators:

Mr. Munir Mammadzade, UNICEF Representative in Uzbekistan

CLOSING CEREMONY

15:45-16:00

Exchange of views, summary of the web-forum

Moderators:

Mr. Gayrat Fozilov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan

- Mr. Munir Mammadzade, UNICEF Representative in Uzbekistan