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London To Host First Ever Global Disability Summit

London To Host First Ever Global Disability Summit

#breakingnews, Politics
Penny Mordaunt, the Secretary of State for International Development, announced that London will host the first ever global disability summit next year.     The event will be hosted with the International Disability Alliance and the aim is to give those with disabilities ‘‘the opportunity to fulfil their true potential and help their countries prosper’’   During her first speech since becoming International Development Secretary, she announced she will bring together global leaders and technology companies to tackle barriers that prevent people with disabilities from reaching their full potential.  https://twitter.com/DFID_UK/status/937245037531770880 Mordaunt, who was appointed last month following the controversial departure of Priti Patel, said that disability inclusive