Lessons learned from the COVID-19 crisis: moving towards inclusive social protection for persons with disabilities?
- An updated overview of the trends in social protection response for persons with disabilities and the lessons learned about the readiness of social protection systems.
- An overview of ongoing initiatives that can contribute to make social protection systems more supportive to persons with disabilities and more shock-responsive (disability assessment, information system, costs of disability, adaptation of cash transfers…).
- A reflection on the evolution of engagement of persons with disabilities and their representative organisations and steps required to foster meaningful participation.
- An update about normative framework evolution and upcoming consultation on technical guidance development).
Charles Knox-Vydmanov, ILO-UNICEF-UNPRPD project
Amba Salelkar, IDA
Alexandre Cote, UNICEF
Quynh Anh Nguyen, ILO
Moderator: Felicity O Brien, DFAT
This is the fourth webinar of the Disability Inclusive Social Protection Series. The series is organised by Australia DFAT in partnership with the ILO-UNICEF inclusive social protection initiative supported by the UNPRPD COVID-19 joint program.