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20050804 Report of Pacific Regional Disability Workshop


20050804 Report of Pacific Regional Disability Workshop


The objectives of the workshop were to:
• Review progress in the implementation of the Biwako Millennium
Framework and the recommendations relating to education for children
with disabilities arising from the Forum Basic Education Action Plan and
the 2003 Pacific Island Forum Leaders meeting.
• Discuss the draft Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the
Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities and its implementation.
• Develop policy and programme capacity within governments and national
NGOs
• Assess employment opportunities and rehabilitation issues.
• Strengthen government and NSA partnerships at the national level