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ADDC Bulletin September 2016


September 2016 CONTENTS

NEWS and UPDATES

  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December 2016

  • Frances Gentle the new President and ICEVI Principal Officers 2016-20

  • Ghana government urged to implement CRPD

  • Outcomes of the Pohnpei CSO Roundtable, 5-6 September

  • Persons with Disabilities Back on our Forum Leaders Radar and Forum Secretariat Agenda

  • New Australian Human Rights Commissioners

  • Fiji’s Disability bill to be enacted as a law next month

  • Office 365 makes digital environments more accessible for persons with disabilities

  • Inclusive education vital for all, including persons with disabilities – UN experts

  • Women with disabilities need empowerment, not pity: UN rights experts

  • UN officials highlight how Paralympic Games show that ability, not disability, defines a person’s accomplishments

 

 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS

  • ADDC advocacy video launch – 29 November 2016

  • ADDC advocacy Practitioner Interest Forum

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

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

  • ACFID National Conference, Melbourne (26-27 Oct 2016)

  • 2016 Social Forum to focus on disability and CRPD (3-5 October 2016)

  • 23rd Rehabilitation International (RI) World Congress, Edinburgh, UK (25-27 October, 2016)

  • 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)

  • DESA – High-level forum on disability-inclusion and accessible urban development

 

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Call for applications: IDA Reporting and Communications Officer

 

M&E and DISABILITY

  • IDPP Accessible Global Governance Survey

 

NEW RESOURCES

  • Moving from the margins. Mainstreaming persons with disabilities in Pakistan

  • DESA Publication on Good Practices of Accessible Urban Development

  • Tackling the Aid and Development Images Minefield

 

NEWSLETTERS FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS

  • UN Enable Newsletter (August 2016)

  • PDPI E-Newslette Weekly Estanara Magazine (Pakistan)