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ADDC Bulletin October 2016


October 2016 CONTENTS

NEWS and UPDATES

  • Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) – Annecto Storyboard and a contribution from The Able Movement on the need to have people with disabilities represented on the NDIS Agency board

  • Australia Ahead of the Curve: An agenda for international development to 2025

  • WIPO Marrakesh Treaty enters into force

  • Vietnam - Contest to make public facilities accessible for persons with disabilities

  • We are not equipped to equip a billion people in need of assistive devices

  • ASEAN Disability Forum is now a member of the International Disability Alliance

  • The Federated States of Micronesia Congress ratifies CRPD

  • New Zealand - UN recommendations on the rights of children with disabilities welcomed

 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS

  • ADDC advocacy video launch – 30 November 2016

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

  • Expert Group Meeting on Advancing the Rights and Perspectives of Women and Girls with Disabilities in Development and Society (15-17 November 2016, Santiago de Chile, Chile)

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

 

 

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • AFDO CEO (Melbourne)

  • International Disability Alliance (IDA) Senior Human Rights Adviser, Geneva

  • USICD Call for Applicants: Youth in International Development & Foreign Affairs internship

  • Discovering Deaf Worlds (DDW) – Program Director

 

M&E and DISABILITY

  • Conducting disability inclusive baseline assessments for community - level WASH Projects

  • First analysis on children with disabilities launched in Myanmar

  • Survey on the needs of wheelchair users in emergency situations

 

EMPLOYMENT and DISABILITY

  • Employment of persons with hearing impairment in Metro Manila Development Authority

  • South Africa - Accenture launches training for Persons with Disability

 

NEW RESOURCES

  • End the Cycle’s new video toolkit!

  • CBM and World Enabled launch a new joint publication on disability-inclusive and accessible urban development

  • Tens of millions of children with disabilities out of school due to poor government and donor practice, report finds

  • Indonesia - Inclusion of children with disabilities in education

 

 

NEWSLETTERS FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS

  • UN Enable Newsletter: October 2016