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ADDC Bulletin 2nd May, 2013



Welcome to the May 2nd, 2013 ADDC’s Bulletin

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UPDATES 
International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December 2013 
Pacific Disability Forum Third Pacific Regional Conference on Disability – Presentations, Outcome Statements and Photos 
Summary of reports and meetings of Practitioner Interest Groups involved in Disability and Development 
Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - 9th session 
Palau move to Ratify CRPD 
Palau and AusAID announce new funding for removal of unexploded remnants of war 
OHCHR General Discussion on Women and Girls with Disabilities 
DESA – Call for submissions to the UN Database of Experts on Disability 
UNAOC – Do one thing to support cultural diversity and inclusion 
World Bank Urged to Include Human Rights in Safeguards Review 
Post-Conflict Trauma Haunts Solomon Islands 
Sexual and reproductive health and rights for people with disabilities online survey 
With Malaria breakthrough in sight, UN Officials urge greater funding to finish the job 
ICT for people with disabilities 
United Nations Social Development Network (UNSDN) 
The published the list of issues for Australia from CRPD Committee 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS 
Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items 
Refer to Global Development International calendar 
Conference to conclude a treaty to facilitate access to published works by persons with print disabilities in Morocco 
6th Session of the Conference of State Parties to the CRPD 
EGM on a disability inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond 
UNESCO/UNICEF – Online discussion on inclusive education 
Summer School on Disability & Development in Indonesia 
Symposium on Disability, Technology and Rehabilitation in Low and Middle Income Countries 
Include 2013: Global Challenges and Local Solutions in Inclusive Design 
Celebrating Disaster Risk Reduction – 13th October 
Zero Project Conference in 2014 to focus on CRPD Article 9 – Accessibility
 
EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES 
Short Term Consultancy- Disability and Development Database 
UNDP Job Post: National Consultant to Conduct a SWOT Analysis in the Disability Sector 
Consultancy opportunity at UNICEF Bhutan 
Handicap International - 3 new Job opportunities. 

RESOURCES 
UNESCO Global Report: opening new avenues for empowerment: ICTs to access information and knowledge for persons with disabilities 
World Bank - Interactive inclusive development database 
Questions answered about the UN’s Post-2015 Development Agenda 
UNICEF - All-Staff Disability Orientation and Training Video 
The Rights of Children with Disabilities in Viet Nam: Bringing Viet Nam's Laws into Compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
A source of strength and empowerment? An exploration of the influence of disabled children on the lives of their mothers in Karachi, Pakistan 
A systematic review on how to conduct evaluations in community-based rehabilitation 
Using Participatory Action Research to Engage Children with Disabilities and their Families in Developing Health Initiatives to Improve their Access to Health and Social Services 
From the Ground Up: Women's Role in Local Peacebuilding in Afghanistan, Liberia, Nepal, Pakistan and Sierra Leone 
Sports and Physical Education among Children and Adolescents in Jordan: Situation and Way Forward 
Evaluation of Adolescents: Agents of Positive Change Program (2005-2011)
 
NEWSLETTERS: OTHER ORGANISATIONS 
News from the Pacific Disability Forum! 
Sports Matters Chatter 
Komar Pikar Foundation Newsletter