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ADDC Bulletin April 2015


ADDC Bulletin –April 2015. 1

CONTENTS. 1

 4UPDATES. 5

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. 5

Landmark resolution on the right of persons with disabilities. 5

UN 13th Session of the CRPD. 5

Cyclone Pam.. 6

Persons with Disabilities and Disaster Risk Reduction. 7

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 7

DID in the EU. 8

UK locks 0.7% aid commitment in law. 9

UN chief urges inclusion, equality for persons with Down syndrome. 9

Marshall Islands has ratified the CRPD. 9

Pacific Disability Rights Framework. 9

Case Study: Kevin Akike, DID Officer PNGADP. 10

CONFERENCES and EVENTS. 10

Disability Mainstreaming in Development Training Program.. 10

Washington Group Technical Training (April/May) 10

GCE Global Action Week 2015. 11

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (27-28 April) 11

5th ACFID University Network Conference (4-5 June) 11

International Conference on Mobility and Transport (28-31 July) 11

8th Conference of States Parties to the CRPD NY (9-11 June) 12

DPI World Assembly, New Delhi, India (11-13 April 2016) 12

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES. 12

ABILIS Foundation small grants funding. 12

Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID)- 12

RESOURCES. 13

GIZ Inclusive Education Study in Guatemala and Malawi 13

UNICEF releases four new data tools. 13

New Report - Mental Health Crisis for Syrian People. 13

New Easy-To-Read Resource on Gender-Based Violence. 13

‘Making it Work’ database on DID. 13

Pacific Disability Forum.. 13

United Nations Enable Newsletter 14

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) 14

CBM International Blog. 14

Disabled Peoples’ International Asia Pacific  14