The Council of Nordic Coorporation on Disability – March 2022 With the CRPD, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, we have promised to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities, and to promote respect for their inherent dignity. […]
UN Commission on The Status of Women – CSW66 On March 22nd Sif Holst attended the 66th meeting of The UN Commission on The Status of Women – CSW66. These were her remarks during the meeting: Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and […]
On the 15th of March I met with these amazing women from the Ukrainian disability organisation Fight For Right.
They have fled their homeland, with the clothes on their back, but not much else. And yet their focus is on their organisation and on helping more Ukrainians with a disability to flee the war.
European Action towards Persons with Disabilities By Sif Holst Last week I attended the French EU Presidency Ministerial Conference in Paris on the theme of European Action towards Persons with Disabilities, where I was a speaker during a session on accessibility and mobility. The conference, which discussed the adoption of the EU Strategy for the […]
Today, we are celebrating International Women’s Day. The theme this year is “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”.
As Sif Holst is presenting her to the European Disability Platform and other representatives from countries all over the world
World Pulse Voices Rising Awards celebrates rising women digital changemakers and storytellers who are shaping our future.
On the 16th to the 17th of February 2022, the second Global Disability Summit took place.
On the 7th of February Sif Holst, candidate for the CRPD for the Government of Denmark and the Vice Chair of the Disabled Peoples Organization Denmark, spent the day in New York, at the permanent mission of Denmark to the UN
On the International Day of Disabilities, December 3rd, a webinar was held on participation of persons with intellectual or psychosocial disabilities in political and public life