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ADDC Bulletin August 22nd, 2013


Welcome to the August 22nd, 2013 ADDC’s Bulletin

CONTENTS 

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UPDATES 
Call for Action "Connecting the Dots...Making Disability Visible” - High Level Meeting on disability and development 
WHO begins online consultation on the disability action plan 
A life of dignity for all: accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and advancing the United Nations development agenda beyond 2015 
When Disaster and Disability Converge 
WHO releases guidance on mental health care after trauma 
Vietnam looks to include disabled people in climate change action plan 
Eye Hospital in India receives award for differently abled employees 
New report reveals severe gender violence in PNG 
The world needs more inclusion - A day in a camp with internally displaced people with disabilities 
Nigeria’s First Lady advocates support for persons with disabilities Africa 
New accessible app competition launched 
Education system still not accessible for children with autism in India 
ACCAN calls for new digital accessibility laws 
High Court seeks details on jobs for people with vision disabilities in India 
New Zealanders with disabilities discriminated against in employment 
New Miss Jamaica to advocate for people with disabilities 
Mental health “blind spot” limits MSM HIV interventions 
Standing up against polio in DRC 
Seeing the Bigger Picture: Disability-Inclusion in Eye Health Programs 
Early Childhood Development – not a side issue 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS 
Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items 
Refer to Global Development International calendar 
Developing a Pathway to Work in Humanitarian Aid (W4.13) 
Disability Awareness Training: Grow organisational understanding of disability 
Special Event on Disaster and Disability: Lessons from Japan 
Save the Date: World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 14-18 March, 2015 

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES 
ABILIS Foundation gives small grants ranging from 500 to 10.000 Euros to projects initiated by disabled persons. 

RESOURCES 
Youtube film about project "The Portrait of a Disabled Man from the 16th century" 
Undoing inequity: inclusive water, sanitation and hygiene programmes that deliver for all: Uganda and Zambia 

NEWSLETTERS: OTHER ORGANISATIONS 
DPIAP Newsletter 
Global Partnership for Disability and Development Weekly Digest