Panel discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on persons with disabilities: 10 Nov

9 November 2021

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) and the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities (DWYPD) are hosting a virtual panel discussion to unpack the impact of COVID-19 on persons with disabilities in South Africa.

The panel will also discuss the research findings on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on persons with disabilities report by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Regional Office for Southern Africa. The report was commissioned by the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities.

The discussion is also part of public engagements taking place during Disability Rights Awareness Month which commenced on 3 November 2021 under the theme “The Year of Charlotte Mannya Maxeke – Create and Realise an Inclusive Society Upholding Rights of Persons with Disabilities”.

Details of the panel discussion are as follows:                                                                          
Date: Wednesday, 10 November 2021
Time:  14h00 – 15h30
Platform: Zoom (Webinar ID: 998 1873 0585  | Passcode: 285894
Link: https://gcis.zoom.us/j/99818730585?pwd=a2puSFFpeDF2bUwvZEdUcElLelNRZz09
Social media links:
Twitter: http://twitter.com/GCISMedia
 
RSVP Vanessa Mokaila
E-mail: Vanessa@gcis.gov.za
Cell: 072 344 5304
 
Enquiries:
Tshegofatso Modubu
Cell: 083 276 0786

Year: 
2021
Media Statement date: 
Tuesday, November 9, 2021