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ADDC Bulletin November December 2016


ADDC Bulletin November December 2016 CONTENTS

NEWS and UPDATES

  • The NDIS – a path forward for people with disabilities in Australia

  • Times are changing: “It’s not just about benefiting, but contributing to development” – UN expert on disabilities

  • WaterAid - New Blog for IDPwD about Inclusive WASH

  • Introducing the Australian Network on Disability

  • A Call for Climate Action

  • Fiji to ratify Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

  • Samoa ratified the CRPD

  • Media release from the European Union to mark the IDPD

  • Tonga focuses on rights of persons with disabilities (8 Nov 2016)

  • British welfare reforms trampled on disabled rights - UN inquiry

  • Call to Action to Promote Gender Parity

  • Action urgently needed to stop violence against women with disability

 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS

  • Fifth Pacific Regional Conference on Disability (20-24 February 2017), Apia, Samoa

  • SUDI 2017 Conference - Indigenous peoples with disabilities: designing inclusive, equitable, strategies and policies (March 2 - 3, 2017)

 

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Inclusive Education Advisor, Apia, Samoa

  • Volunteer role: Inclusive Education Specialist (Gilgel Beles/Benshangul, Ethiopia)

  • Funding opportunity: Supporting disability peak and advocacy organisations to participate in international forums on human rights

  • Youth in International Development and Foreign Affairs internship program (US citizens only)

 

EMPLOYMENT and DISABILITY

  • Biases that hamper careers of public servants with disabilities

  • New Report: Numerous Employment Barriers for Persons with Disabilities in Developing Countries

  • Employment and disability: making workplaces more accessible

  • Stakeholder Survey: Disability Industry Demand Analysis of the Women with Disabilities Victoria (WDV) Workforce Development Program on Gender and Disability

 

NEW RESOURCES

  • 10 Deaf Children, 1 Powerful Message

  • Finding A Way - Graeme Innes autobiography

  • New Research: Access of women with disabilities to MNH Services in Timor-Leste

  • New 'Accessibility Guide' on the needs of persons with disabilities using public transport

  • Situation Analysis of Human Rights in the Pacific

 

 

NEWSLETTERS FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS

  • UN Enable Newsletter: November December 2016

  • Pacific Disability Forum Newsletter (8 December)

  • Discovering Deaf Worlds (DDW) October 2016 Newsletter

  • USICD (United States International Council on Disability) News November 2016