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ADDC Bulletin October 2017


October 2017 CONTENTS

NEWS and UPDATES

  • International Day of People with Disability 2017

  • High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Midpoint Review of the Asia-Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022

  • UN Women’s Strategic Plan 2018-2021

  • Why We Need Specific Funding for the Rights of Women with Disabilities

  • Vietnam to improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities

  • Persons with disabilities emphasize need to involve in DRR programs

  • Mental Health Bill Undermines Disability Rights in Mexico

  • Google Maps is Getting Serious about Accessibility

 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS

  • 23rd Conference of Asian Federation on Intellectual Disabilities (AFID), (18-24 November, 2017)

  • ASEAN Disability Forum Conference, Manila (3-4 December 2017)

  • ISAAC Conference 2018 (21-26 July, 2018)

 

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Inclusive Education Technical Adviser, PNG, Save the Children

  • Disability Rights Fund Seeks Pacific Islands Grants Consultant

  • 2018 Disability Rights Scholarship Program

 

NEW RESOURCES

  • New UNICEF study shows children with disabilities often face stigma and discrimination

  • New app to help people with vision disabilities navigate spaces, buildings