UN Commission on The Status of Women – CSW66

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 […]

Meeting with the Ukranian disability organization “Fight for Right”

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

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 […]

Getting the conversation started

Sif Holst at the UN in New York

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

A visit from the Indonesian Ombudsman

Sif Holst in Indonesien

In November 2011 a delegation from the Indonesian Ombudsman Institution met with Sif Holst to discuss the rights of people with disabilities and the work against discrimination of people with disabilities.