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ADDC Bulletin August 28nd, 2013


Welcome to the August 28th, 2013 ADDC’s Bulletin. 

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Outcome Statement for the Pacific Sub-Regional Conference of Parliamentarians for Population & Development
Mental health and psychosocial support programme in Libya: “Building Back Better”
Timor makes its Disability Debut at the United Nations
Positive attitude
Delana, Liku win
Peek uses the Smartphone’s camera and flash to help diagnose vision impairments.
The global burden of blindness
Tell us about living with a disability in disaster situations
UAE accessible taxi for persons with disabilities, now in service
Niger: More than 180,000 children benefit from new anti-malaria treatment 
University prints Braille books for self-help group course
Call in Solomons for human rights to be taught in schools 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS
Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items
Refer to Global Development International calendar
Oxfam Australia Presents: Duncan Green in Melbourne
Speech Pathology Week: 25-31 August 2013 – key facts on the Australia context
UN High-level meeting on disability and development
Second Global Partnership on Children with Disabilities (GPcwd) Forum
Special event to follow up on efforts on MDGs
21st Conference of Asian Federation on Intellectual Disabilities Conference
2nd International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf: "Equality for Deaf People"
Why are we failing disabled young people?
Fourth ACFID University Conference - Development Futures: Alternative Pathways to End Poverty
Asia Pacific Games

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Scholarship and loan facilities offered by NHFDC to students with disabilities in India