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October 2013

HPOD Open House with Keynote by Justice Albie Sachs

October 17 2013 / 5:00 pm

HPOD’s Annual Open House will feature a keynote by Albie Sachs, formerly of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, and opening remarks by Dean Martha Minow. Light refreshments will be served afterwards.

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September 2013

HPOD wins CRPD Voting Rights Victory

September 27 2013 / 9:00 am

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities issued a landmark decision on the voting rights of persons with intellectual disabilities.

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HPOD supports UNICEF Global Partnership

September 24 2013 / 9:00 am

HPOD will participate as a Member in the second round of UNICEF’s Global Partnership for Children with Disabilities. HPOD Executive Director Michael Stein will present remarks.

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HPOD supports European Independent Living

September 23 2013 / 1:14 pm

HPOD Executive Director Michael Stein will present remarks at a side-session convened during the High-Level Meeting on Disability and Development.

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October 2012

Disability and Development Conference Oslo

October 11 2012 / 9:00 am

In conjunction with the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, HPOD is co-sponsoring an international conference on disability-inclusive development.

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September 2012

HPOD supports UNICEF launch

September 14 2012 / 3:00 pm

HPOD will participate as a Member in the launch of UNICEF’s Global Partnership for Children with Disabilities. HPOD Executive Director Michael Stein will present remarks.

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HPOD co-sponsors United Nations CRPD events

September 12 2012 / 9:00 am

HPOD will co-sponsor two side sessions at the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), the first human rights treaty of the twenty first century.

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July 2012

HPOD Executive Director Featured in Boston Globe

July 16 2012 / 9:00 am

HPOD Executive Director Michael Stein was featured by the Boston Globe Magazine as one of twelve Bostonians Changing the World.

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October 2011

Fall Open House

October 04 2011 / 12:00 pm

HPOD welcomes you to our Fall Open House. Please join us and learn about our work in China, Bangladesh, the…

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June 2011

International Disability Law Summer School

June 06 2011 / 9:00 am

HPOD and the Centre for Disability Law and Policy are providing a six day international summer school program entitled The…

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