What does joining GAP entail and why should I join
What does membership in GAP Persons with Disabilities PCG entail:
No obligations beyond registering to become either an individual or organizational member via the www.habitat3.org website. Anyone can join. Co-chairs Mr. Victor Pineda (World Enabled) and Ms. May Low (IDPP) and their alternates represent the group at official Habitat III events and make statements on its behalf. They do so in conjunction with the team of experts (like you) who receive periodical email status reports on Habitat III policy issues and are invited to contribute their knowledge and expertise as appropriate (for statements, panels, side events, etc).
Why should I join?
As someone with real expertise in different areas of disabilities, particularly as they relate to the broad vision on the New Urban Agenda, you can greatly enhance our knowledge, contribute to a growing recognition of the intersection of global ageing with global urbanization and be able to showcase key lessons learned and successes that you/your organization have experienced.
It is very likely that the GAP will continue beyond Habitat III in Quito as implementation has been stressed as the critical factor in impacting global urbanization, not the creation of a document and a UN conference.