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ADDC Bulletin July 2017


July 2017 CONTENTS

NEWS and UPDATES

  • ICC releases update to building accessibility standard

  • Britain’s foreign aid spending in Africa not reaching enough women, disabled people or youth

  • New research to help students with hearing disabilities become self-reliant

  • Project helps children with disabilities in Vietnam

  • Summer Deaflympics kick off in Samsun

 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS

  • Global Research, Innovation, and Education in Assistive Technology (GREAT) Summit, Geneva, Switzerland (3-4 Aug, 2017)

  • 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

  • Positions at CBM Australia

    • Project and Contract Lead

    • Marketing Production Assistant

  • Pacific DPO Fund Announcement

  • IDA is seeking a full time Program Manager

  • Disability Rights Fund Releases 2017 Round 2 Request for Proposals - PICs, Rwanda, Bangladesh & Uganda

  • 2017 ISIF Asia call for grants and award opened

 

M&E and DISABILITY

  • Launch of a Global Study report

 

EMPLOYMENT and DISABILITY

  • First UN Volunteer with a disability from India working with people with disabilities in Ukraine

  • Disability inclusion: How to overcome the barriers to a career in global development

 

NEWSLETTERS FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS

  • UN Enable Newsletter: May-July 2017

  • United States International Council on Disabilities (USICD) Newsletter June/July 2017

United States International Council on Disabilities (USICD) Newsletter June/July 2017