ADDC Bulletin September 12th, 2013

Welcome to the September 12th, 2013 ADDC’s Bulletin. 


The Guardian: Why Australia's new PM should rethink foreign aid cuts 
Countries must increase commitment to rights of persons with disabilities – UN chief 
Bangladesh and Asia-Pacific dev agenda beyond 2015 
Future of Pacific Plan to be discussed by leaders 
Call for recognition of the rights of persons with disabilities in FSM 
Communicating Disability Rights through Community Radio 
2013 Pacific Human Rights Awards 
The Adaptation Committee of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 
GDPP updating bibliography on Children with Disabilities, Women with Disabilities and Disability in Disasters 
Global Accessibility News Articles– September 9, 2013 
Construction of accessible walkways set to start in Nepal 
New Zealanders with disabilities demand building access 
China to expand employment for persons with disabilities 
Vietnam hosts ASEAN workshop on UN CRPD 
UNICEF Executive Board places focus on children with disabilities 
New Zealand Human Rights Commission calls for more sign language education 
New toy helps students with vision disabilities feel the words 
Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme opens for application 
Buildings inaccessible for persons with disabilities in Uganda 
Persons with disabilities neglected in recruitment of doctors: Rights activists 

Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items 
Refer to Global Development International calendar 
Breaking the chains: Human rights violations against people with mental illness in Indonesia 
ONE JUST WORLD Forum - Preventable Impairment 
Special event: NCDFree Launch! 
High-level meeting of the General Assembly on disability and development, 23 September 2013 
20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia, in July 2014 
International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December 2013 

Call For Expression of Interest: 
Climate Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction and Loss + Damage 

A data revolution for disability-inclusive development 
Making Education a Priority in the Post-2015 Development Agenda 
mhGAP Intervention Guide for mental, neurological and substance use disorders 
Disability and Returns to Education in a Developing Country 
Stevie Wonder supports the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 
UNTV interviews Stevie Wonder, United Nations Messenger of Peace 

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