CEC Celebrates the U.N. International Day of Persons with Disabilities along with the U.S. International Council on Disabilities (USICD). Ambassador Gérard Araud welcomed attendees to Tuesdays USICD’s gala held at the Embassy of France.
USICD recognized three individuals in the field for their outstanding policy and practice contributions globally. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) and the Honorable Judith E. Heuman received the Dole-Harkin Award and Risnawati Utami received the International Advocate Award. CEC congratulates the awardees who have been stalwart champions for equitable opportunities for individuals with disabilities across the globe.