ADDC Bulletin 26 Sep 2013

UN holds first meetings 'to break barriers' for people with disabilities
Secretary – General; Addressing General Assembly High – Level Meeting on Disability
Calls for Immediate Action to Remove Physical Barriers, Bias, Stigma
Statement delivered by Stevie Wonder, United Nations Messenger of Peace
High-level Meeting of the UN General Assembly on Disability and Development
Join an inclusive world for children with disabilities, urge Stevie Wonder and young Vietnamese advocate Nguyen Phuong Anh ‘Crystal’
Information note - Launch of the Report “The ICT Opportunity for a Disability-Inclusive Development Framework”
“Leave No-one Behind” Statement on Disability Inclusion Welcomed by Peak Aid Council
Statement from the World Bank Group at the UN High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on Disability
UN: Put Human Rights at Heart of New Development Agenda
High Level Meeting on the Realisation of the Millennium Development Goals and other internationally agreed development goals for persons with disabilities: "The Way Forward, a disability inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond"
DPI organises a very successful side-event on 'Eradicating Extreme Poverty: Addressing the Disability Disconnect'.
UN to spotlight disability inclusive development at high-level meeting
Unleash potential of children and adults with disabilities today to shape richer, more inclusive global agendas
The UK Will Help Tackle the Great Neglect of Disability
Fiji to ratify the convention on the rights of persons with disabilities
We’re celebrating International Week of the Deaf!
Celebrating equality for deaf people the world over
The International Day for Disaster Reduction
CRPD Kiribati good news
Children With Disabilities Facing Widespread Abuse in West Africa
Lifestyle magazine in Braille for people with vision disabilities Asia-Pacific
Nigeria holds workshop on sign language 25
Commission call for explanation of progress for New Zealanders with learning, intellectual disabilities
Papua New Guinea to attend event on rights of persons with disabilities
Countries must increase commitment to rights of persons with disabilities: UN chief

Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items
Refer to Global Development International calendar
ADD International: Finance & Systems Manager
CBM Australia: Director, People & Culture
CBM Australia: Executive Administrator
CBM Australia: Finance manager
Jubilee Australia: Executive Director
Principal of Blind and Low Vision Education Network New Zealand (BLENNZ)

Towards an Inclusive and Accessible Future for All
Practitioners’ Handbook for Capacity Development: A Cross Cultural Approach
New book coming out in October: Human Rights and Disability Advocacy
Disability prevalence among adults: estimates for 54 countries and progress toward a global estimate.
Recent publications from the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre

Second call for abstracts