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Pacific Disability Forum Strategic Plan 2011 - 2016


Pacific Disability Forum Strategic Plan 2011 - 2016

OBJECTS

The objects of the PDF work within the Pacific region as stated in the PDF Constitution:

1. Promote and advocate for the recognition of the human rights of persons with disabilities.

2. Promote and advocate for the recognition of the needs and interests of Pacific persons with disabilities in respect of political, economic, social and cultural development.

3. Promote and advocate for the recognition of the needs and rights of women with disabilities.

4. Provide a democratic multilateral decision-making forum for the resolution of issues that have a Pacific regional dimension.

5. Collect and disseminate information about disability-related concerns in the Pacific region.

6. Encourage and support the development of Pacific disabled persons organisations.

7. Promote cooperation and joint activity in respect of disability-related concerns among Pacific region disabled persons organisations, agencies of the United Nations in the Asia and Pacific region, Pacific governments, Pacific region national human rights institutions, intergovernmental bodies, donor and development agencies and other relevant bodies.

8. Develop and publish disability policy and program resources.

9. Promote and support research into disability-related concerns in the Pacific region.

10. Promote, support and monitor the implementation of the UNESCAP Biwako Millennium Framework, UN Millennium Development goals and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

11. Promote, support and monitor the implementation of the Pacific Regional Strategy on Disability, Pacific Plan and all other regional intergovernmental agreements and initiatives for the benefit of persons with disabilities.

12. Represent and promote the interests and concerns of the PDF at Pacific regional, Asian and Pacific regional and international events and decision-making processes.

The focus of this strategic plan in achieving these objects

 

The way the Pacific Disability Forum will work towards the realisation of its vision, 'An inclusive Pacific society that is responsive, culture sensitive and gender equitable and ensures the promotion and protection of the rights of Persons with Disabilities' and achieve the above objects is through the following Key Result Areas (KRA):

KRA 1: Supporting membership.

KRA2: Strengthening relationships.

KRA3: Influencing policies.

KRA4: Strengthening governance and operations. Th

 

 

GOVERNANCE

In ensuring good governance, the PDF General Forum made up of one representative of each full member of the PDF, elects a Board whose members serve a two-year term (maximum of two terms) to govern and administer the operations of the PDF. The PDF Secretariat is responsible for all operational and management functions for the Pacific Disability Forum.