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ADDC Bulletin June 27th, 2013


Welcome to the June 27th 2013 ADDC’s Bulletin. 

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UPDATES 
NCDs, WHA66 and the International Development Agenda 
WIPO treaty - a reality 
Children’s Voices Critical to Sustainable Future, says UNICEF Study 
ON INTERNATIONAL DAY, UN CHIEF, RIGHTS EXPERTS URGE BROAD SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS OF TORTURE
AGENDA Holds Workshop on Accessible Elections for Cambodian National Election Committee 
MSF applauds new WHO recommendations for accelerating HIV treatment 
Peru’s first wheelchair accessible taxi launched 
India to make mandatory for airlines to allow guide dogs on flight 
Negotiators begin work on finalizing new treaty to improve access to books for people with print disabilities 
SingPost introduces new stamps featuring greetings in sign language 
Pakistan: Losing the War Against Polio 
Mobility International USA (MIUSA) launched KICKSTARTER campaign 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS 
Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items
Refer to Global Development International calendar 
Sixth session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 17-19 July 2013 
High-level meeting of the General Assembly on disability and development, 23 September 2013 
Global development podcast: why care about mental health? 
New Program: Pacific Islands Women in Leadership Program (WIL) 
International training on Childhood blindness control strategy 
Bangkok Symposium on Enhancing Cooperation and Assistance 
Call for Registrations: E-Learning Session: Changing Their World: Concepts and Practices of Women's Movements 
DARU Training: Implementing a Human rights Based Approach to Disability Advocacy 
Call for Papers 
ICTA 2013 – submission deadline extension to July 5, 2013 
Submissions due for the fourth ACFID University Network Conference focusing on ‘Development Futures’ 

EMPLOYMENT AND FUNDING 
Final program design document for the Timor-Leste / Australian Program for enhancing the National Development of Education
Consultant: GPcwd 2013 Forum Facilitator and Rapporteur 
UNICEF Viet Nam is seeking specialists for study 

RESOURCES 
Getting to Know Cerebral Palsy - A Training Resource 
New HIV infections among children have been reduced by 50% or more in seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa 
UN Secretary General report ‘The Way Forward: a disability inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond’