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ADDC Bulletin 19 Feb 2014


ADDC Bulletin – 19 February 2014

CONTENTS

ADDC Bulletin – 19 February 2014. 1

CONTENTS. 1

Welcome to the 19 February 2014 ADDC Bulletin. 3

Follow ADDC on Twitter 3

Disclaimer: 3

UPDATES. 4

Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction in the Solomon Islands. 4

8th Session of the UN Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals. 4

Focus On Disability - a Chance to Fill the Data Gap. 5

Vietnam to ratify CRPD. 6

Disability issues must be part of development agenda. 6

Former vice-president of Ecuador appointed as envoy on disability, accessibility. 7

Launch of the United Nations Accessibility Centre. 8

Proposal affirmed to establish an African Disability Forum (ADF) 8

SPC recognises Pacific organisations and individuals with Human Rights Awards. 8

Breaking down barriers for people with disability. 9

. 9New Fulton College to be disability-inclusive. 11

Tuvalu Signs CRPD. 12

MOU 'good step forward for the Fiji Red Cross and the Fiji Disabled Persons Federation ' 13

Look at our Ability. 13

. 13Fiji Education program wins the DFAT 2013 Disability-Inclusive Award. 14

First Regional Conference for Reviving the Arab Disability Movement Beirut 15

CONFERENCES and EVENTS. 15

Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items. 15

National Disability Summit, 17-18 March 2014 Melbourne. 15

First International Summit on Accessibility - Canada July 2014. 15

International Conference on Assistive Technology in Thailand. 15

Refer to Global Development International calendar 16

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES. 16

RESOURCES. 17

European Disability Forum new biennial report - WHAT DID THE DISABILITY MOVEMENT ACHIEVE IN 2012-2013?. 17

EDF report is out and it is a biennial one. 17

New Book - Disability and Equity at Work. 17

Accessible Events: A Guide for Meeting and Event Organisers. 18

W-DARE (Women with Disability taking Action on Reproductive and sexual health) project in the Philippines. 18