The National Council on Persons with Disability (NCPD) will host Disability Inclusion Summit in Accra, Ghana on December 17.
The theme of the submit, “Not all disabilities are visible: building standards for disability-inclusive and sustainable post-COVID-19 Ghana.”
The Disability Inclusion Summit seeks to bring together all players in the disability sector to assess the disability inclusion implementation strategies critically in the country; building on Ghana’s many efforts in the field of disability laws and the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2012 and submission of initial report on the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability (UN CRPD).
The Summit will also discuss the Mental Health Act, 2012 (851), Ghana’s pledge under the 2030 Agenda, and Ghana’s commitments during the Global Disability Summit in 2018. Additionally, the Summit will afford the actors in the disability sector to assess the workability and effectiveness of their advocacy strategies and approaches for strengthening for the optimization of results.