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ADDC Bulletin June 20th, 2013


Welcome to the June 20th, 2013 ADDC’s Bulletin

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UPDATES 
New ADDC Executive Chairperson 
Australia to Engage Civil Society as G20 President In 2014 
Persons with Disabilities can contribute to Inclusive Disaster Preparedness 
Isolation of People with disability discussed 
CRPD Committee's statement on inclusion of disability rights in the post 2015 agenda on disability and development
Palau ratifies the CRPD
MIT professor develops affordable all-terrain wheelchair for developing countries 
Conference to conclude a treaty to facilitate access to published works by persons with print disabilities in Morocco 
Post-Millennium Development Goals debate must include persons with disabilities 
National Disability Awards 
Human Rights Council - Attacks and discrimination against persons with albinism 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS 
Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items 
Refer to Global Development International calendar 
25 September 2013 Special Event of the President of the General Assembly on the MDGs 
Official launch, of Sport Matters on Friday 28th June in Sydney 
Mandala Workshop Program - Courses for those interested in working in Humanitarian Aid 
Ready & Willing: Psychological Preparation for International Aid Work (W3.13) 

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES 
DfID solicits research addressing inequality, urban poverty 
International Volunteer Position- Community Education and Advocacy Officer.-Kiribati 

RESOURCES 
Disability and Poverty in Developing Countries: A Multidimensional Study 
Is There a Disability Gap in Employment Rates in Developing Countries?
 
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