Accessible Public Procurement: Making Sure Tax Payers Money is Spent on Accessibility - COSP19 Side event

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 16:45
1h15 (one hour and fifteen minutes)
Conference Room C

The purpose of this side event is to advance the CRPD by ensuing the best approach to accessible public procurement. The event will tackle Legislation on procurement Implementation through standards The economic impact of accessible procurement Monitoring _ Partnership for accessible procurement - looking at the role of government, the private sector, persons with disabilities and their organisations.

Moderated by Catherine Naughton


  • Katherine Eng, Senior IT Accessibility Specialist, US Access Board
  • Inmaculada PLACENCIA PORRERO, Senior Expert Disability, European Commission
  • Yannis VARDAKASTANIS, President, European Disability Forum
  • Laisa VERETI, Manager – Planning, Policy and Advocacy, Pacific Disability Forum
  • Stein Erik SKOTKJERRA, Head of Accessibility Relations, Siteimprove
  • Ursula WYNHOVEN, ITU Representative to United Nations, International Telecommunication Union

Will have CART service

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