ADDC Bulletin April 2019


April 2019 Bulletin CONTENTS ADDC NEWS 10 days for 10 years – Our campaign is coming Disability Focal Point network […]

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April 2019 Bulletin CONTENTS

ADDC NEWS

  • 10 days for 10 years – Our campaign is coming
  • Disability Focal Point network – Join our pilot group
  • Organisational Inclusion resources now available
  • Another missed opportunity with disability funding frozen in the aid budget

IN THE NEWS

  • Performance of Australian Aid Report, 2017-18 DID included but declined
  • First report released in the JSCFADT inquiry into Australian aid in the Indo-Pacific
  • ACFID responses to aid funding in the Federal Budget
  • Australian aid sector response to cuts to aid budget
  • International Week of the Deaf 2019 – Sign Language rights for All
  • Vanuatu Government presentation to Committee on UN CRPD
  • Australian Government establishes Royal Commission to bring justice for people with disability

NEW RESOURCES

  • Updated resource page on CBMA website

OPPORTUNITIES FOR INPUT

  • WHO QualityRights E-Consultation – Good Practices of Community-Based Mental Health Services

CONFERENCES, TRAINING and EVENTS

  • 4th Asia-Pacific Community-Based Inclusive Development (CBID) Congress 2019
  • XVIII World Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf, 23-27 July, 2019
  • Call for Papers – South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment 2020 Conference, 12-15 Jan 2020

EMPLOYMENT and FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Disability Inclusion Advisor, CBM Australia
  • USAID Fiscal Year 2018 Disability Program Funding
  • University of the South Pacific Regional Disability Scholarship 2020

NEWSLETTERS FROM OTHER ORGANISATIONS

  • US International Council on Disabilities, New Mission, Vision and 2019-2023 Priorities
  • UN DESA Voice: Newsletter April 2019

 

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