Twenty-first Annual Meeting was held virtually November 8-10, 2021

08/11/2021 - 10/11/2021

Executive Summary

  • Executive Summary (Twenty-first Annual Meeting)

Detailed Meeting Program

Annual Meeting

Session 1: Opening and WG Updates

Session 2: Workgroup Updates

Session 3: Experiences Using the Child Functioning Module-Teacher Version (CFM-TV)

Session 4: Brief Partner Presentations

Session 5: Use of the WG Tools in Administrative Records

Session 6: Regional Workgroup Updates

Breakout sessions  followed by report back in plenary  and discussion of next steps

  • Pacific Group 
  • Casablanca Group
  • Brazzaville Group  
  • Kathmandu Group
  • Buenos Aires Group
  • South/East Africa Group
  • Non-affiliated countries and partners

Session 7: Use of WG Tools in Humanitarian Crises and Emergencies

Session 8: Brief Partner Presentation

  • Morning Session: Elizabeth Lockwood, CBM Representative at the United Nations, CBM Global Disability Inclusion; also representing the Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities  - “Innovative data partnerships to build capacity in and increase the quality of disability data”
  • Evening Session: Mohammed Ali Loutfy, Chief Executive Officer of Disabled Peoples’ International; also Co-Chair of the Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities - “Innovative data partnerships to build capacity in and increase the quality of disability data”

Session 9: UNICEF Launch event: Global Report on Children with Disabilities and Centre of Excellence on Data for Children with Disabilities.

  • The concept note and program can be found here

  • The recording of the Launch event can be found here

Session 10: Experiences Using the WG tools in Censuses: The 2020 Round

Regional breakout sessions structured the following discussion questions:

  • Does your country plan on gathering disability data in its 2020 census/Has your country gathered disability data in its 2020 census?
  • Will the WG-SS be included/Has the WG-SS be included?
  • Are the disability data collected through the census available?
  • What are the dissemination plans for disability data collected through the census?
  • Mention one challenge or success relating to disability data collection in the census for the 2020 round
  • How can the WG support your country in its disability data collection and dissemination efforts relating to the 2020 census round? For example, organizing webinars on specific issues (please mention which issues)

Session 11: Meeting Accomplishments and Next Steps

View the recording for the first day of the Annual Meeting, November 8:

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View the recording for the second day of the Annual Meeting, November 9:

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View the recording for the third day of the Annual Meeting, November 10:

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