Empower Us at the Conference of State Parties (COSP)

In June members of the Empower Us team were at the Conference of State Parties (COSP) at the United Nations in New York.

The Conference of State Parties (COSP) is a conference where governments and organisations come together to talk about the Convention on the Rights if People with Disabilities (CRPD).

This year members of our Empower Us team spoke at the main conference sessions and at side sessions.

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Empower Us team: My work as a self-advocate

My name is Oswald Föllerer. I am 63 years old, I live in Vienna and I have two children. I like to do judo and play darts. I am part of the Inclusion International Empower Us team.

For the last 9 years I have worked in the field of self-advocacy for people with learning difficulties. I do political work, networking and public relations.

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