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TLM's Side Event at the UN's CRPD Conference 2022 (COSP15)

On Friday 17 June 2022, at the 15th Conference of State Parties to the UN's Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability, The Leprosy Mission and Disabled Peoples' International hosted a side event entitled: Economic Empowerment for persons with disabilities and persons affected by leprosy: Challenges and Successes from projects across Asia and Africa

Speakers at the side event included:

  • Mrs Mangala Dhondge, Livelihoods Programme Manager, The Leprosy Mission Trust India
  • Dr Sangeeta Kaushal Mishra, Chief, Health Co-ordination Division, Ministry of Health and Population, Government of Nepal
  • Mr Abayneh Gujo, DPI Ethiopia (Federation of Ethiopian National Associations of Persons with Disability (FENAPD)
  • Dr Arie de Kruijff, Country Leader of The Leprosy Mission Mozambique
  • Ms Laththuwa Handhi Subodha Galahitiyawa, PhD student at the University of the West of Scotland, researching the lives experiences of entrepreneurs with disability

Watch the side event below

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