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WBU-KUB Webinar: Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in Kenya
A discussion on a comprehensive study conducted by the Kenya Union of the Blind jointly with the World Blind Union examining the extent to which Kenya’s activities aimed at achieving the goals and targets set out in the SDGs include and consider people with disabilities and comply with its commitments under the CRPD.

PROGRAMME

When: August 6 at 9 AM – 10.30 AM EST (1.00 PM GMT, 4.00 PM East Africa Time)

Moderator: Mr. Jackson Agufana, Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Union of the Blind

Opening Remarks: Mr. Ishumael Zhou, President, African Union of the Blind (AFUB) - 5 mins

Presenter: Overview of the Report - Mr. Nathaniel Muthomi, Consultant, Kenya Union of the Blind - 10 mins

Presenter: Context of the Report as part of Inclusion Works project – Ms. Dorodi Sharma, Inclusive Development Officer, International Disability Alliance - 10 mins

Presenter: Linkages between the Implementation of SDGs and Gender Equality in Kenya - Commissioner Chomba Munyi, PhD, KUB Chairperson and Vice Chairperson, National Gender Equality Commission (personal experience as a participant in this project) - 10 mins

Presenter: Linkages between the Implementation of SDGs and Inclusion of Women with Disabilities - Hon. Angeline Akai, Kenya Network of Women with Disabilities, Immediate Member of Parliament Tharaka Nithi County Assembly and Council Member of Kenya Society for the Blind (personal experience as a participant in this project) - 10 mins

Presenter: Wycliffe Busaka, Representative from Ministry of Labor and Social Protection – 10 mins

Presenter: Mr. Peter Musakhi, Representative from Ministry of Devolution and Planning - 10mins

Q & A session

Closing Remarks: Jose Viera, WBU CEO

Aug 6, 2020 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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