CATHERINE CARTY (Ireland)

UNESCO Chair Manager

Catherine is the UNESCO Chair project manager working on Inclusion of peole with disabilities in and through sport. She works to maximise the inclusive remit and impact of the Chair across the UN system, civic society, academia, governmental and non-governmental agencies.

She coordinated events at the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Conference of State Parties in New York in 2018 and 2019 and at the UN Human Rights Social Forum in Geneva in 2018. Catherine is a member of the WHO Sports Sector Dialogue Group and Chairs the disability subgroup of the WHO Guidelines Development Group.