RESOURCES

ADDC Bulletin May 2016


MAY 2016 CONTENTS

NEWS and UPDATES

  • Human Rights and Media Forum: Declaration on the Human Rights Based Approach to Journalism in the Pacific

  • UN CRPD Committee call for comments

  • World Humanitarian Summit - Disability Charter

  • “Let’s not miss the chance to include disability in all humanitarian action”: UN rights expert

  • Zambia has the potential to become a disability champion in the African region

  • Ghana launches inclusive education policy

  • Disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction at Regional Asia-Pacific Conference on Gender and DRR

  • GAATES Call to Action – Urban Dialogue on the Zero Draft of the New Urban Agenda

  • New software gives people with vision disabilities access to the internet in Laos

 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS

  • Nossal Institute for Global Health: Short Courses 2016

  • ACFID National Conference, Melbourne (26-27 Oct 2016)

  • DFAT Webinar on Disability Inclusion (29 June 2016, 10.00-11.00am)

  • 2016 IASSIDD World Congress (14-19 August 2016)

  • Second CBR World Congress, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (27-29 September 2016)

  • UNICEF – Inclusive Communication Module

  • UNITAR Free Training Course: Introduction to the 2030 Agenda: A New Agenda for a

  • UNITAR E-learning course on human rights-based approach to disability (13 June -17 July, 2016 in English)

  • MDF Asia: Disability Mainstreaming Trainings: Hanoi, Vietnam (27-30 June 2016), Kigali, Rwanda (26-29 September 2016) and Colombo, Sri Lanka (5-8 December 2016).

  • WBU-ICEVI General Assembly (18-25 August 2016)

  • Third International Universal Design Conference (August 21–24 2016)

  • Exclusion & Embrace: Disability, Justice and Spirituality (21-23 August 2016)

  • 2016 Paralympics Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (7-18 September 2016)

  • 23rd Rehabilitation International (RI) World Congress, Edinburgh, UK (25-27 October, 2016)

 

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Occupational Therapists in Nepal: Volunteer positions

 

M&E and Disability

  • Practice Note: Collecting and Using Data of Disability to Inform Inclusive Development (Plan, CBM, Nossal - July 2015)

  • Rapid Assessment of Disability (RAD) (Nossal, University of Melbourne)

 

EMPLOYMENT and DISABILITY

  • Workability International Annual Conference - Join disability employment leaders in New Zealand (26-28 September 2016)

  • Some recent disability employment stories and news collated by ADDC Disability and Employment working group

 

NEW RESOURCES

  • New report on Online Education and People with Disabilities

  • Deafness & Education International: Call for Journal articles

  

NEWSLETTERS FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS

  • University of Sydney, Centre for Disability Research and Policy - April 2016 Highlights

  • UN Enable April Newsletter

  • Light for the World, Disability Inclusive Development Newsletter, Spring 2016

  • Mobility International Newsletter, May 2016

  • DPIAP (Disabled Peoples' International Asia-Pacific) 11 May2016