ADDC Bulletin July 31st, 2013

Welcome to the July 31st, 2013 ADDC’s Bulletin  

ADDC Executive Officer Announcement 

Ambassador for disability-inclusive development 
ADDC/CBM Joint Press Release 
ACFID Press Release 
Australia to pioneer ambassador role for 'disability-inclusive' development 
Benchmarking the inclusion of persons with disabilities in development at an international level
AusAID boosts Pacific blindness prevention 
Progress on Millennium Development Goals heading in the right direction 
Status of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) 
Largest meeting on disability issues starts at the UN HQ 
Update on the High-level Meeting on Disability and Development 
DESA Forum:  Dialogue on the post-2015 Development Framework and Disability 
Work challenge for disabled 
Survey for people with disabilities 
Ghana’s Disability Act: The State must set the pace 
UN Survey focuses on how persons with disabilities cope during disasters. 
People with vision disabilities demand inclusion in development projects in Rwanda 
Gambia ratifies UNCRPD 
The ESCAP-Sasakawa Award for disability-inclusive business in Asia-Pacific 

Executive Officer, Australian Disability & Development Consortium (ADDC) 

Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items 
Refer to Global Development International calendar 
30th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity 
Pacific Rim International Forum on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2013 – 13th October 

SPC RRRT Launches New Website