Members of the youth delegation also participated in side events on topics varying from accessible and inclusive societies for all; women and girls with disability; and an information session on the World Intellectual Property Organisation’s (WIPO) Marrakesh Treaty
Joel took some time outside the main Conference to meet with Kate Palmer, Executive Director of The Global Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership
, a not for profit organisation which runs support groups for autistic adults, and discussed collaborating on an international level.
The day closed with the majority of the delegation meeting up in the main conference room to observe the Conference of States Parties (COSP) round table discussion on implementation and monitoring of the CRPD.
Joel Wilson and Lauren Henley
Australian NGO Youth Delegation