The Relaunch General Assembly of the Commonwealth Disabled Peoples Forum will take place on Thursday 13th June 2019.
This will run from 10am to 5pm
Venue: Dolores Huerta Room, Ford Foundation for Social Justice
320 East 43rd Street New York 120017
Tel 001 212 573 500
The agenda will include
9.30–10.00 Registration & refreshment
10.00–10.20 Welcome, DFID, DRF, Commonwealth
10.20–12.00 Introductions from each delegate (maximum 3 mins each) –
Main Issues for Disabled People in their country and for their organisation.
12.00–12.15 Comfort Break
12.15–1.00 Adoption of Constitution and Rule Changes
1.00–2.00 Lunch (Hand in Nominations for Executive Committee)
2.00–2.30 Priorities for Work Plan
2.30–3.00 Organisational details for Rwanda June
3.00–3.15 Comfort Break
3.15–3.45 Election of Executive Committee of 17 Members
Chairperson (1) Vice Chair (2, at least 1 woman), General Secretary (1), Treasurer(1), Women’s Rep.(1), Youth Reps (2), Indigenous People (1), Intellectual Disability (1), Africa (2), Caribbean (1) South Asia (2), Pacific (1), ABCN (1)
3.45–4.30 Next steps/AOB
5.00–6.00 Meeting of Newly Elected Executive
Fix roles, mode of communication, meeting dates (bring your diary), tasks.
6.00–7.30 Reception Space outside meeting. RSVP Gemma White email@example.com
This is by invitation only. If you are a DPO rep and are attending the COSP email firstname.lastname@example.org to attend. You will need to complete our Data Gathering Form about your DPO