OSCE-ODIHR focuses on political participation of people with disabilities

The OSCE's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) will host a high-level expert seminar on 31 October in Helsinki on participation of people with disabilities in political and public life.

Organised in cooperation with the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Finnish Human Rights Centre, the event marks the launch of ODIHR’s OSCE-wide initiative addressing political participation of people with disabilities. The Agency will be rapporteur for one of the panel discussions, drawing on its findings developing and applying indicators on the right to political participation of people with disabilities.