ADDC Bulletin October 10th, 2012

Welcome to the ADDC Bulletin October 10th, 2012


World Mental Health Day - 10 October 2012 
Depression A Global Public Health Concern 
Progress in regional disability strategy implementation 
Strong solidarity expressed for disability agenda 
Closing of the 8th session of the CRPD Committee, 28 September 2012 
Women With Disabilities Annual Report 
Final program design document for the Empowering Indonesian Women for Poverty Reduction (MAMPU) program 
ADDC Executive Committee: Expression of Interest for Positions 
End The Cycle: Of Poverty and Disability 
Education for All 
Prime Minister O'Neill PNG: Speech at PIF Ministerial Disability Meeting 
South Africa: The Plight of South Africa's Disabled Youth 
A Story of Healing through Play 
Stronger Political will Worldwide crucial to tackle growing refugee crisis, UN warns 
October has been declared National Dwarfism Awareness Month 
Without Borders Photo Contest 
UNICEF survey on children with disabilities 
Thailand learns from Cara 
Nigerians with disabilities demand quick passage of disability law 
Women With Disabilities And Economic Rights 
Dad Makes Ice Cream Truck Halloween Costume for Son Who Uses A Wheelchair

Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items 
2013 Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) "Risk and Vulnerability" Call for Papers- Deadline January 31, 2013 
Child Welfare and Disabilities - Call for Abstracts 
2013 Kanthari course in Trivandrum, South of India

Application for PIP Travel Fellowship Funding for Residents of the Pacific Islands to the PacINET Conference in Fiji, November 2012 
Seeking Applications for Researcher Position - Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Toronto, Canada

Mental Health and Development Integrating Mental Health into All Development Efforts including MDG’s Resources: 
OHCHR - Guidelines for submitting individual complaints now made public 
Advocacy Package: Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings 
Making it Work – new website 
Report of “Make the Rights Real Event in Myanmar: Promotion of UN-CRPD Implementation 
New Report by HRW: “Like a Death Sentence” 

DPIAP Newsletter 4th October 
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