'If you're not named, you're not counted'

Civil society organizations gathered in New York last week to weigh in on the post-2015 negotiations. Kate Turner, a VSO volunteer based in Rwanda, shares her experience as a U.N. Youth blogger and addresses issues that are often ignored like disability.

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About the author

  • Kate Turner

    Kate Turner is a disability advocacy adviser for VSO, a U.K.-based international volunteering organization. After eight years in government and public affairs, she is now working to advance the rights of persons with disabilities in Rwanda. Turner was recently selected to be a U.N. Youth Blogger at the United Nations Department of Public Information and NGOs Conference in New York.