Webinar

30 September 2021 

UNICEF, ILO, UNPRPD, DFAT, ADB 

The webinar covered: an overview of how social protection can support development of community support services and systems for persons with disabilities across the life cycle; lessons learned from reforms for care and support for children with disabilities in Europe and Central Asia; development of personal assistance service for persons with disabilities in Thailand; the trends associated with the increasing demand for long term care and support of ageing population; the disability and gender consideration in relation to the care economy. 

Speakers: 

  • Alexandre Cote, Disability and Social Protection Policy Specialist, UNICEF 
  • Aaron Greenberg, Regional Advisor Child Protection Europe and Central Asia, UNICEF 
  • Sawang Srisom, Programme Manager for ‘Transportation for All'(T4A), Thailand 
  • Meredith Wyse, Senior Social Development Specialist, Asia Development Bank (ADB) 
  • Tom Shakespeare, Professor of Disability Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 

Moderator: Felicity O Brien, Social Protection Section, DFAT 

Webinar materials:

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Registrants: 116

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Attendees: 38

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