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ADDC Bulletin August 2017


August 2017 CONTENTS

NEWS and UPDATES

  • Disability in the 2017 HLPF Ministerial Declaration

  • 10 million persons with disabilities being forcibly displaced in 2016: UN

  • Re-Igniting the Global Network on Disability Inclusion and Accessible Urban Development (DIAUD)

  • India’s NDMA seeks Kerala’s help to make disability-inclusive DRR

  • Technology Equality for People with Disabilities

  • Samsung launches ‘Relúmino’ visual aid application

  • Living with a disability on Fiji's fringes - Disability Empowerment Skills Exchange (DESE)

  • Disability Empowerment Skills Exchange Laos

  • Conference on disability opens in Ghana

  • Advocates Recognised Through Victorian Disability Awards

 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS

  • The Scientist, the Advocates and the Change We Can All Feel (1 September, 2017)

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

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

  • 2017 ACFID National Conference (1-2 November, 2017)

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

 

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Disability Forum (PDF)

  • Request for Proposal: Individual or Institutional Consultancy for Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice (KAP) Study on Children with Disabilities in Vanuatu

  • PhD Scholarship Opportunity in Disability and Policy

  • New pathways to leadership for Victorians with disabilities

 

NEW RESOURCES

  • Making the SDGs Count for Women and Girls with Disabilities

  • Mental health and human rights, Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

  • Including children with disabilities in humanitarian action

  • Inclusive disaster risk reduction

  • International humanitarian law and persons with disabilities

  • Restoring Voice to People with Cognitive Disabilities

  • ‘The 8 Steps+’ - The role of community development organizations in providing holistic wheelchair services

 

NEWSLETTERS FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS

  • Source E-Bulletin on Disability and Inclusion (Summer 2017)

  • Disability Research and Capacity Development (DRD), Vietnam, Newsletter (July 2017)