The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) was mandated by the UN Human Rights Council to develop guidelines on the effective implementation of the right to participate in public affairs, including action-oriented ideas on how to make this right real for autistic persons and other persons with disabilities.
They will be holding an informal regional consultation for Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and Other States (normally meaning Israel, USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand) at UN headquarters (Palais des Nations) in Geneva, Switzerland, on 9-10 April 2018. It is open to all civil society representatives, but no funding is available.
Register here: https://reg.unog.ch/event/23498/
Deadline: 30 March 2018