The business case for the inclusion of persons with disabilities - United Nations Business and Human Rights Forum

On Wednesday 27th November at the Room XX of the Palais des Nations, a panel session in the framework of the Business and Human Rights Forum in Geneva was held to talk about the business case of inclusion of persons with disabilities in the workplace. This panel session was organised by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCRH), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Disability Alliance (IDA), the Office of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the EU funded Bridging the Gap Project - Inclusive Policies and Services for Equal Rights of persons with Disabilities and seeked to present good practices to promote the employment of persons with disabilities and to consolidate the business case for inclusion.

Carla Bonino, CSR and Sustainability Head of Unit at Fundación ONCE, participated as a speaker presenting the publication "Making the future of work inclusive of persons with disabilities" developed by ILO GBDN and Fundación ONCE in the framework of DHub. 

The video recording (with subtitles) of the event can be found at this link

Both the summary and the script of the event, as well as other key documents can be found at this link on the website of the International Disability Alliance.

Start date:
27 Nov 2019
Ending date:
27 Nov 2019