2nd Global Disability Summit

2nd Global Disability Summit

Question: Where did the 2nd Global Disability Summit take place between 6th and 8th June, 2019?
(a) New York
(b) Tokyo
(c) Buenos Aires
(d) Manila
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • A delegation headed by Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot will participate in the 2nd Global Disability Summit to be held at Buenos Aires, Argentina during 6th to 8th June, 2019.
  • The summit represents an opportunity to reflect on the formulation and strengthening of public policies and good practices in the different discussion panels, with the voices of people with disabilities to be at the forefront.
  • The objective of the summit is to deliberate on issues across the world concerning empowerment and inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) and to work out a mechanism for enabling them to live an independent and dignified life.
  • The delegation will also participate in the bilateral discussions with Government of Argentina for developing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two countries on 9th to 10th June, 2019.

Links:
http://www.internationaldisabilityalliance.org/disability-summit-argentina-2019
http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1573478

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