Wednesday | 12 June, 2024 | 1:00-3:00PM ET

United Nations Plaza  |   New York, NY

UNLIMITED! A Show of Talent and Support for Persons with Disabilities (COSP17 Side Event) – 2 Hours

UNLIMITED! Artists Showcase Their Talent on the UN Plaza – 2 Minutes

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Introduction & Welcome

MODERATORS
Gordon Tapper and Judy Kurianski

High-Level Segment #1

H.E. Amara Sowa

Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative, Mission of the Republic of Sierra Leone to the United Nations

Ms. Melrose Karminty

Minister of Social Welfare, Republic of Sierra Leone

Manzu

Sierra Leonean Afrobeat Artist 

High-Level Segment #2

Ms. Clara Marques Mendes

Secretary of State for Social Action and Inclusion, Government of Portugal

Vice Minister Ms. Ana Paula Feminella

National Secretary for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Government of Brazil

Ms. Elina Celmina 

Deputy Secretary of State of the Ministry of Welfare, Latvia

Mr. Constantinos Stephanidis

President of National Accessibility Authority of Greece

ZCO/Dance Project

Contemporary Dance Experience

H.E. Mr. James Larsen

Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations

H.E. Mr. Ivan Simonovic

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Croatia to the United Nations

A.H. Monjurul Kabir

UN Coordination Adviser on Gender Equality and Disability Inclusion and lead, UN Women’s Global Task Team on Disability Inclusion and Intersectionality

Representative (TBC)

The Permanent Mission of Chile to the United Nations

H.E. Mr. Fergal Mythen 

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Ireland to the UN

Representative (TBC)

The Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations

H.E. Mr. Mohan Pieres 

Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations 

Representative (TBC)

The Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations

Realabilities

Video presentation

Keynote

Hon. Ms. Melrose Kaminty

Minister of Social Welfare, Republic of Sierra Leone

Video presentation

Mr. Ken Trush and Mr. Daniel Trush

Daniel’s Music Foundation

Manzu

Sierra Leonian Afrobeat Artist

 

Closing Remarks

 

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