ADDC Bulletin April 2018


April 2018 CONTENTS ADDC NEWS ADDC NEWS Federal Budget Parliamentary Enquiry into aid program ADDC Strategic Planning LATEST SECTOR NEWS […]

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April 2018 CONTENTS

ADDC NEWS

ADDC NEWS

  • Federal Budget
  • Parliamentary Enquiry into aid program
  • ADDC Strategic Planning

LATEST SECTOR NEWS

  • Julia Gillard on Why children with disabilities deserve better
  • Dr Julian Eaton on the Status of people with psychosocial disabilities in developing countries
  • In India, struggles to address mental health
  • ISO Establishes New Task Force on the UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • First Indian Sign Language Dictionary of 3000 Words Launched

NEW RESOURCES

  • Submission Paper by the Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities to HLPF 2018
  • Disability Inclusive Employment for INGOs: New Case study and toolkit
  • Digital Accessibility Toolkit developed by CBM International
  • ‘Our Way Planning Resource’ from First People’s Disability Network
  • Education and Disability: UNESCO UIS in-depth analysis of data
  • International Disability Alliance – new webinar series
  • IDA Report on the 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
  • Women Enabled’s accountABILITY Toolkit
  • WEI’s International Global Map is changing the way we connect and grow across the world!
  • Report into access for justice for women with disabilities who have experienced sexual violence in India
  • Healing colonial binaries: a ‘needs – based’ approach to Aboriginal persons found unfit to stand trial on the basis of FASD

 OPPORTUNITIES FOR INPUT

  • Online Consultation on the CRPD Implementation and Monitoring
  • IDA Thematic Group on Disaster Risk Reduction Invites Experts and Organizations to JOIN!
  • Consultation on Human Rights and mental health: “Identifying strategies to promote human rights in mental health”

JOB and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Advocacy and Communications Officer, CBM Australia
  • Global Advocacy Adviser, Fred Hollows Foundation, Melbourne
  • Program Support Officer (Disability), AVI, Vanuatu
  • Occupational Therapist Trainer, AVI, Tonga
  • Inclusive Education Teacher Trainers (3 positions available), AVI, Samoa
  • USAID’s Disability Funding Program for 2018

CONFERENCES and EVENTS

  • RDI Network Ethical Practice Workshops: Sydney & Melbourne
  • Australian Network on Disability National Conference, Sydney, Australia, 15 May 2018
  • 2nd International Conference, Disability & DRM, Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 15-17 2018
  • 2018 Helen Keller World Conference, Benidorm, Spain, 19 – 27 June 2018
  • International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication Conference 2018, Gold Coast, Australia, 21 – 26 July 2018
  • ‘Leadership in Mental Health’ course, Goa, India, 3 – 14 December 2018
  • XVIII World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf, Paris, France, 23 – 27 July 2019

NEWSLETTERS from OTHER ORGANISATIONS 

  • First Peoples Disability Network Quarterly Newsletter April 2018
  • UN Enable Newsletter: February – March 2018
  • DRD Vietnam Newsletter – February & March 2018

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