Some 40-50 delegates of the Third Review Conference of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention in Maputo attended our side event on Creating accessible and inclusive societies: Accessibility under victim assistance norms organized together with the Permanent Mission of Austria on 24th June 2014. The event focused on the implementation of accessibility measures as part of victim assistance norms. Moderated by Ms. Caroline Wörgötter, Delegation of Austria, the event started with the opening keynote speech of H.E. Iolanda Maria Pedro Campos Cintura, Minister for Women and Social Affairs of Mozambique. Subsequently, the following panel speakers intervened:
- Ingrid Heindorf, Human Rights Officer, Zero Project / World Future Council (WFC): The Zero Project Report 2014 on Accessibility
- Firoz Ali Alizada, Campaign Manager, International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL);
- Claude Tardif, Head of Physical Rehabilitation Programme, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC); as well as
- Albino Forquilha, Executive Director, Promoção da Paz, Prevenção do Crime e Reinserção Social (FOMICRES).
For more information visit: http://zeroproject.org/maputo/