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August 15, 2012

Larson to present at UN forum

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Professor David Allen Larson has been selected to speak at the Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development’s event “Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities: Exploring Challenges and Good Practices” at the United Nations headquarters in New York in September.

Larson is one of five speakers scheduled to participate, joining Peter Blanck, Chairman, Burton Blatt Institute and University Professor, Syracuse University; Shelley Inglis, Head, UNDP Access to Justice Team; Stephanie Ortoleva, Founder and President, Women Enabled, Inc., Co-Chair American Society for International Law Disability rights Interest Group; and Layton Pike, Assistant Director-General, Governance and Social Development Branch - Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID). Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, Coordinator for Disability Inclusive Development, USAID, is the moderator.

The Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development (GFLJD) is a permanent global forum that seeks to connect experts and stakeholders from around the world and provide a mechanism for continual and efficient knowledge exchange and for the cogeneration of innovative solutions to development challenges based on efficiency, equity and justice.

Learn more:
Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities: Exploring Challenges and Good Practices