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Damian Griffis, FPDN CEO, Mentor and Co-Lead of the Australian Delegation to the United Nations, speaks to ABC NewsRadio’s Laura Tchilinguirian about the report the Delegation are presenting to the Committee to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability.

By August 29, 2019 No Comments

In September, seven representatives will present a report to the U.N Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Next month a delegation of people with disability will head to Geneva to speak to the U.N about what Australia is doing and how much more it needs to do to improve the lives and experiences of people with disability in this country.

The seven representatives will present a report to the U.N Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

A recent survey of nearly 900 people with disability was carried out for the report and it found high levels of disadvantage, poverty and a lack of support.

One of the delegates who will be heading to Geneva in September is Damian Griffis he’s a mentor and CEO of First Peoples Disability Network, he speaks with ABC NewsRadio’s Laura Tchilinguirian.


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Source: ABC News Radio