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ADDC Bulletin July 8th 2013


UPDATES. 3

Miracle In Marrakesh: “Historic” Treaty For Visually Impaired Agreed. 3

Historic Treaty Adopted, Boosts Access to Books for Visually Impaired Persons Worldwide. 4

Persons with disabilities need adequate standard of living. 5

Kiribati Government Prioritises Adoption of Disability Policy. 6

Ministers congratulate Fred Hollows Foundation. 6

Polynesia Region Community Based Rehabilitation workshop. 7

Five ways sport can help rehabilitate refugees. 8

NCDs, WHA 66 and the international development agenda. 8

Right To Education should be an equal right for children with disabilities. 12

Smartphones against blindness in Ethiopia. 13

Psychological Needs of the Children of Syria. 14

WHO issues new HIV recommendations calling for earlier treatment 15

A child accused of witchcraft 15

ESCAP: Call for nominations for disability award. 15

Promoting equity: cross-cutting disability in international development research. 16

The Zero Project-Call for nominations. 16

CONFERENCES and EVENTS. 18

Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items. 18

Refer to Global Development International calendar 18

2nd International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf 18

DESA Forum:  Dialogue on the post-2015 Development Framework and Disability. 19

General Assembly Thematic Debate on Inequality. 19

Special event to follow up on efforts on MDGs. 19

WHO: International Diploma and Masters in mental health law and policy. 19

CALL FOR PAPERS(& OTHER). 20

Search for Good Practices in Psychosocial Support Targeting Children/Youth with Disabilities. 20

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES. 21

Research Fellow for an AusAID ADRA Project; Overcoming the Exclusion of People with Disabilities from Disaster Management (Indonesia) at the University of Sydney. 21

The Action to Community Development Center (ACDC), York University from Vietnam. 22

Assignment Description. 23

RESOURCES. 24

DPO Toolkit 24

DFID’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2012-2013. 24

NEWSLETTERS: OTHER ORGANISATIONS. 25

DPIAP Newsletter 25

The Inclusion Club. 25

Discovering Deaf Worlds Newsletter 25

Life Aid International Newsletter 25