UK to host its first Global Disability Summit in London in July 2018
In her first speech since becoming UK Secretary of State for International Development, Penny Mordaunt announced that the UK will host a Global Disability Summit in London in 2018. The summit aims to gather global leaders, companies, and civil society around the issue and commit to giving people with disabilities full access to opportunities in order to realize their full potential. Additional information is expected to be released in the coming months.
Mordaunt highlighted disability inclusion as a key priority for her time in office.