ADDC Bulletin February 7th, 2013

Welcome to the February 7th 2013, 2013 ADDC’s Bulletin



AusAID releases Accessibility Design Guide 

Empowering people for social change 

Commission to focus on empowering people 

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Shadow Report Project Group Communiqué February 2013 7

The University of the South Pacific is embarking on an inclusive approach 

Malawi Pres Banda calls for equal opportunities for disabled 

Global leaders call for more opportunities for people with intellectually disability 

Assistive software to help students with vision disabilities in exams 

Paraguay: More work for people with a disability 

Landmine danger persists in Somalia 

Sierra Leone: President Koroma Gives Hope to People with a Physical Disability 

Announcement to the users and survivors of psychiatry movement 

First assembly of DPO United - Video 

RailCorp discriminates against blind, court finds 


Applications now open for the 2014 Australia Awards Scholarships 

Prime Minister’s Pacific Program (PMPP) 


Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items 

Refer to Global Development International calendar 

ADDC Practitioner Interest Forum 

2013 Calendar of UN Treaty Body Sessions 

Oxfam Monash Partnership Call for research proposals – applications open 

ITC ILO-Course Announcement “Labour market inclusion of persons with disabilities”, 22 - 26 April 2013 

NEW LLM Program in Disability Law at Syracuse University College of Law 


MDG Gender Chart 2012 

Council of Europe Human Rights Education Manual “COMPASS” - a new, revised version! 

Global Social Policies Information Package 


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Iliesa Delana's Big Day 

Iliesa Delana's New Dream for Fiji 

Persons with Disabilities must have a voice 

CBM Inclusive Development Newsletter – Feb 2012 

Welcome to the Austraining International February newsletter 

February assignments online now 

AYAD Forum 

Magazine review – we need your help!

Promote our upcoming Information Sessions to potential applicants 

Key dates