RESOURCES

ADDC Bulletin April 2017


April 2017 CONTENTS

NEWS and UPDATES

  • UN disability rights committee opens with a call to spotlight gender issues

  • PLEASE ENDORSE HLPF 2017 - Endorsements for the official submission paper prepared on behalf of the Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities

  • Human Rights Council concludes its 34th Regular Session Overview

  • Outcomes of the Pacific Islands Forum Economic Ministers Meeting (FEMM) 2017

  • Schools to accommodate inclusive education in Fiji

 

 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS

  • UNISDR – Invitation to CSOs/DPOs to participate in Global Platform

  • M-Enabling Summit 2017 (12 to 14 June 2017)

  • Call for papers for the 4th Ratchasuda International Conference on Disability 2017 (26 - 27 July 2017)

  • Australian Network on Disability Annual National Conference 2017: Tickets On Sale Soon

  • Asia Pacific Autism Conference (7-9 September, 2017)

  • 33rd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity (9-11 October, 2017)

  • 23rd Conference of Asian Federation on Intellectual Disabilities (AFID), (18-24 November, 2017)

 

 

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • VSO anticipated volunteer jobs

    • Inclusive Education Specialist – Gender &/or Disability Focus

    • Special Needs Education Specialist

 

M&E and DISABILITY

  • Expert meeting on monitoring and evaluation of disability-inclusive development

 

 

NEW RESOURCES

  • New Book: Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia

  • Aipoly app opens up the world for people with vision disabilities

  • Australia – Women with Disabilities Australia: Human Rights Toolkit

 

NEWSLETTERS FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS

  • United States International Council on Disabilities Spring 2017

  • UN Enable Newsletter: April 2017

  • Pacific Disability Forum Update 19 April 2017